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  • noun rare The use of vulgar or foul language to relieve stress or pain.

Etymologies

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From Greek lalia (speech) + chezo (to relieve oneself)

Examples

  • The recipe lalochezia posted is a good start, but adding grated, fresh ginger and sake to the marinade -- as is common in most

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  • n.

    Emotional relief gained by using indecent or vulgar language.

    November 13, 2007

  • In the "Who Knew We Needed a Word for This?" Department. :-)

    November 13, 2007

  • dried up cheese on the tongue

    August 13, 2008

  • JM swears by lalochezia!

    October 4, 2009

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  • What a great word is lalochezia! It is one of those words you didn’t know was necessary until you heard it. I am reminded of reading up on the 17th Century composer, Dietrich Buxtehude, a most interesting man. The tale of his dangling marriage to his daughter before potential successors to his position as the price of preferment is especially poignant. I think his surname is well-adapted to lalocheziacal purposes. It is pronounced “BOOKS-tuh-WHO-duh.” For many years I have been encouraging people to shout, “Buxtehude!” when they strike a thumb with a hammer. Try it. I am sure you will find relief.

    September 5, 2014