Spanking The Monkey: The Etymology of Onanistic Euphemisms

  • RSE Theatre - Welcome West
  • 18:20
  • Aug 12-28
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United States
  • Group: Fringe Management, LLC
  • Warnings and additional info: Scenes of a sexual nature
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Description

An informative, “hands-on” lecture by the renowned Oxford Professor of English Literature Richard (‘Dick’) Handler on the word origins of the innumerable euphemisms for self-pleasure around the world. Whether one is chugging in Scotland, slapping the sergeant in Turkey, marinating the salmon in Norway, or flying a kite in Thailand, Professor Handler’s scholarly study of the foundations of onanistic slang is guaranteed to have universal appeal because, let's face it, we're all wankers.

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