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Brian Betty wrote:

> Can you tell me what the Latin term means 'literally'? 'Fraid I never took
> it and I think this is a word worth watching.

"To commit a vice (STUPRUM) by means of the hand (MANUS)".

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John Cowan      http://www.ccil.org/~cowan              [log in to unmask]
        You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
        You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
                Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)