18 Delightful English Words You Never Learned in School
The author of Wordbirds
went on a word safari through Samuel Johnson's famous 18th-century dictionary to hunt for entries that can help explain those things in life that otherwise leave us speechless.
The act of kissing. Samuel Johnson wasn't above a little schoolyard jokiness. His word for kissing should get a laugh from cooties-age children, though if they catch their parents making out in the kitchen, the precocious among them may squeal, "Ewww, stop the deosculation!"