English citations of pump ship
- 2003 April 6, Ron Hardin, David Bloom Is Dead, in alt.fan.don-imus, Usenet:
- You can avoid ECS by going to the bathroom often, as I recall. Check the RJ interview. Wellington advised once ``Never pass up an opportunity to pump ship'' and he beat the French.
- 2010 March 19, CDB, Re: Adjective for "gotta go (to the bathroom)"?, in alt.usage.english, Usenet:
- At a late stage, one of the p E. rose, declaring that he had to "pump ship". Perhaps the ladies had already withdrawn; I don't recall.