One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The wine has all the usual varietal characteristics; elderflower aromas with flavours of goosegog and lime.’
- ‘Tip handfuls of pale, hard goosegogs into a stainless steel pan and sprinkle them generously with unrefined golden sugar and a few good shakes of water - just enough to stop the fruit sticking.’
Early 19th century: humorous alteration, gog being an altered form of gob.
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