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#1 2018-08-26 03:42:17

Dixon Wragg
From: Cotati, California
Registered: 2008-07-04
Posts: 1365

"ejackulate" for "ejaculate"

From the Online Etymology Dictionary:

Jack off (v.) “masturbate” is attested from 1916, probably from jack (n.) in the old slang sense of ”(erect) penis.”

The same source gives us a very different etymology for “ejaculate”:

ejaculate (v.) 1570s, “emit semen,” from Latin eiaculatus, past participle of eiaculari “to throw out, shoot out,” from ex “out” (see ex-) + iaculari “to throw, hurl, cast, dart,” from iaculum “javelin, dart,” from iacere “to throw” (from PIE root *ye- “to throw, impel”).

Although probably a mere misspelling in many cases, the quite different etymologies along with the identical pronunciations and obvious meaning connection suggest that this is an eggcorn for some—and a new one to the Eggcorn Forum:

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will cialis help a man ejackulate

...I told her about how I used to mastabate and ejackulate into her pants and bras…Soon mom was letting me ejackulate onto her pants that she was wearing and helping me pull myself off.

Why Can’t a Man Ejackulate
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I so desire to masturbate & ejackulate can I do this without causing more problems to already swollen scrotum ?
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I cannot ever ejackulate during sex.
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Last edited by Dixon Wragg (2018-08-26 03:44:11)



#2 2018-08-30 10:13:56

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2695

Re: "ejackulate" for "ejaculate"

I agree, an eggcorn is buried there.

Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.



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