Wednesday, December 17, 2008

It's Jeff Goldstein's Fault

The Dutch have chosen their annual Word of the Year.

It is swaffelen. What does it mean? Well...

The word, a loan from English, is not generally known and many wonder what it means. Stop reading here if you're allergic to genital references. "Swaffelen" is something only men can do. Apparently, it means 'to swing one's penis, making it bump against something, in order to stimulate either oneself or someone else.'

The word gained notoriety through a video posted on YouTube, in which a Dutch student got arrested for "swaffling" against the Taj Mahal in India.

And if you're a fan of Jeff Goldstein's blog Protein Wisdom, you know what that means: cock-slapping.


Barco Sin Vela II said...


I was in the helo office on board the Deyo, and my AW3 (junior aircrewman) decided to lean forward and rub his crotch on the door handle. None of us happened to notice, but this strange wailing noise started and I looked to the sound and noticed a pilot, a LCDR whose hand happened to be gripping the knob! He/we was/were instantly creeped out that some man (an enlisted man!) was dorking his hand.

This was instant hilarious!

So that's "swafflin"

Bob said...

Small world, I served on USS Deyo (DD-989) in the early 80's, we were the first ship to spy on the Nicaraguans and Salvadorans during the period when Olly North was running guns-for-hostages out of the White House basement. I think that Deyo is decommissioned now, but I still have my ship's ball cap.

Barco Sin Vela II said...

Small world, indeed. I was there all of 91 and 92. Some great sea stories from that ship!

"Strike Trawler Deyo"