Euphemisms for Sex From the Early 1800s

While shoe-horning these into conversation today might prove difficult, these synonyms for sex were used often enough in 19th-century England to earn a place in the 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, a book for upper-crust Britons who had no idea what the proles were talking about.

Face-making, blanket hornpipe and more: 17 Euphemisms for Sex From the 1800s