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  • See pooping. No, seriously. There's a real usage there unaffiliated with evacuation of any type.

    October 12, 2008

  • We know, we know. In Poop Sleuth we trust.

    October 12, 2008

  • Here it is, eliminating (ha!) the necessity (ha ha!) of having to click on that filthy word:

    "Pooping, or, A Pooping Sea, implies the breaking of the sea over the taffrail on the poop deck. When the sea is so turbulent as to break in the stern-sashes, &c. it is also called a pooping sea."

    Falconer's New Universal Dictionary of the Marine (1816), 350

    I'm not making this up.

    October 15, 2008