Coitus

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Coitus

Postby William Hupy » Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:11 am

This originally meant come together, until it took on the predominately sexual sense. But it’s PIE and Latin roots were simply “come with”. Co + ire.
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Re: Coitus

Postby Perry Lassiter » Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:09 pm

You might call it a con job, but there are quite a few con- and co- words used for sexual congress: conjugal, copulate, and from another direction entirely, the ever ambiguous intercourse and intimacy.
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