RE: A Liquid Excretion Product

From: James Ernest (
Date: Tue Sep 08 1998 - 09:53:31 EDT

The Anchor Bible Dictionary article titled "Bible, Euphemisms
and Dysphemisms in" addresses this and other odd expressions.
I wonder whether Marvin Pope didn't have a bit too much fun
writing it.... Seriously, though, it explains quite a few oddities
in biblical prose.

James D. Ernest
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