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evidently things are changing rather drastically with OED online, which should provide for some alarm new hope; viz., spotted just now under petulcous, from DRAFT REVISION Dec. 2007:

1997 Chronicle Short Story Reject #2 in austin.general (Usenet newsgroup) 20 July, The petulcous lowbrow with AIDS and the first-ever reported case of self-inflicted peotomy in front of a crowd.
 
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petulcous ... peotomy

Yeesh.


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I don't get it. Why should I be alarmed?
 
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QUOTE: self-inflicted peotomy in front of a crowd.

(non)performance art?
 
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self-inflicted peotomy in front of a crowd.

I suppose he could be charged with indecent exposure for that, but he is unlikely to repeat the offence.


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... idly wondering what he did to attact the crowd in the first place.
 
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