mephitic \muh-FIT-ik\, adjective:
1. Offensive to the smell; as, mephitic odors.
2. Poisonous; noxious.
Mephitic is the adjective form of mephitis, "a foul-smelling or noxious exhalation from the earth; a stench from any source," from the Latin.
Newton's litter box had quite a mephitic quality this morning...I think it was all the salmon-treats from last night.
I don't know why it is, but I've been not really in a commenting mood lately. For the last month or so, the lions share of my comments have ben replies to other folks commenting in my journal... I think part of it is due to me neglecting to log in, letting me miss all the big juicy posts.
For anyone that's hurt, or down, or ticked off, or feeling out of sorts, I hope things get better, and soon.
For anyone who's happy, and having a great time, or in love.... I hope it only gets better for you.
I still think there should be noise in a vacuum. My vacuum makes noise.
The well-recognized Egyptian Ankh is actually a symbol representing the male and female sex organs.
In the original Grimm Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, the Prince rapes her while she sleeps and then leaves before she wakes up.
Australian women are the most likely to have sex on the first date.
The word "vanilla" comes from the Latin word for vagina, because of the vanilla pod's resemblance to the female genitalia.
A man's penis not only shrinks during cold weather but also from intense nonsexual excitement like when his favorite team scores a touchdown.
Today, Japan leads the world in condom use. Like cosmetics, they're sold door to door, by women.
Menstrual cramps have been known, in rare cases, to induce orgasm.
Researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey found ten women ranging in age from 32 to 67 who could reach an orgasm simply by fantasizing about sex, without even having to touch themselves. Unfortunately, names and phone numbers were not released.
Women are most likely to want to commit adultery when they're ovulating.
The name of Wyoming’s Grand Tetons mountain range literally means “Big Tits”.
Women who went to college are more likely to enjoy both the giving and receiving of oral sex than high school dropouts.
The best way to find out how well-endowed a man is, isn't to look at his hands, feet or nose, but see (or ask) how well-endowed his father was. What is in a man's jeans are in the man's genes.
The word avocado comes from the Spanish word aguacate which in turn is derived from the Aztec word ahuacatl which meant testicle. You'll probably never look at guacamole the same way again.
The word “gymnasium” comes from the Greek word gymnazein which means “to exercise naked.”
White women and those women with a college degree in particular are the most receptive to anal sex.
The first condoms made from vulcanized rubber appeared in the 1870s, were expensive and annoyingly thick. Considering the price, a man was instructed to wash it before and after use, and then reuse it until it cracked or tore.
While we think of Cupid today as an innocent youth with bow and arrow, his original representation by the pedophiliac Greeks was that of a beautiful young boy whose naked form was considered to be the embodiment of sexual love.
It was during the sexually repressive Victorian era that the formerly nude Cupid was redesigned as wearing a skirt.
Jazz fans, gun owners and those who lack confidence in the president are among the most sexually active Americans.
According to a recent survey, more Americans lose their virginity in June than in any other month (must be all those proms and weddings).