Monday, September 14, 2015

Forget That "For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge" Theory

A British historian thinks he's found the earliest use. And also, "Fuckebythenavele" would be an excellent name for a porn film.
 An historian believes he may have found the earliest recorded use of the word “f***” in the English language where its meaning carries a clear sexual connotation, hidden within court records from 1310, concerning a man named Roger Fuckebythenavele.
Dr Paul Booth, a former lecturer in medieval history and an honorary senior research fellow in history at Keele University, made the accidental discovery in a set of Chester County court documents from September 1310 while researching the period of Edward II.

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