Wife-beater, dry meat

Recent interesting catchwords from the Double-Tongued Dictionary are:

wife-beater n. in the United Kingdom, a strong alcoholic drink, so-called because it may encourage fighting. Often specifically applied to the beer brand Stella Artois. This is obviously a different use of the term than the one that refers to the sleeveless men’s undershirt made of ribbed cotton.

dry meat n. a euphemism for bushmeat.

Posted November 19, 2007

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