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From: "John Cowan" <[log in to unmask]>

> It's worse than that.  The major English dictionaries do not (or did not)
> even define the perfectly decorous term "sexual intercourse", whose
meaning
> cannot be deduced from its parts; or else they do so in blatantly
> circular ways, usually involving the word "coitus".  So it's not just
> the *words* they seem to have a problem with, but the concepts
> themselves.

I checked the American Heritage Dictionary online --
http://www.bartleby.com/61/ -- and found entries for all of Carlin's Seven
Forbidden Words (plus his three additions), as well as their various
derivations.

~Danny~