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Wendalyn Nichols wendalyn at NYC.RR.COM
Thu Oct 31 18:23:12 UTC 2002

I've definitely heard the term; it does indeed refer to parties held in
people's homes at which erotic clothing and sex toys are sold, in the same
way that Tupperware operates. As far as I know it's not an official name
for a specific company, but rather a catch-all slang term for this type of

Wendalyn Nichols

At 12:19 PM 10/31/02 -0500, you wrote:
>My wife teaches in the English Dept. of a high school near Coney
>Island.  Last week a young female teacher informed her colleagues,
>including my wife, that she had attended a "Fuckerware" party over the
>weekend.  My wife, not wanting to expose herself as an old codgerette from
>an era and a region where they didn't have Fuckerware parties, did not
>press for details, so I don't know whether the party was to demonstrate
>and sell erotic clothing or dildos and suchlike or what.  If there is
>interest, I will ask her to inquire.  But the term is new to me.
>George A. Thompson
>Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
>Univ. Pr., 1998.

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