Also the volume of beer or ale held by such a glass.
penis. ' It's 12" long, but I don't use it as a rule '. See penis for synonyms.
QUOTE: Lawrence Paros, The Erotic Tongue (1984): ' By 1850 it had become obsolete. Yet the yard lives on in every man's fantasy, though the details of the fantasy clash. We have the old adage, " Short and thick does the trick " (18 th C), as well as Robert Burns's " Nine inch will please a lady " while contemporary folk hyperbole immortalizes the man with a nine-inch pr**k and a twelve-inch tongue who can breathe through his ears . In our world, however, it's the three-inch fool ( The Taming of the Shrew ) who clearly is the rule.'