Grant Barrett gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Sat Feb 7 20:12:24 UTC 2004

I should clarify: there are plenty of uses of "santorum" on such sites,
but as far as I can see, only as keyword filler used to draw more
search engine hits. Which may only mean that people know about the
santorum campaign, since there are no other senator's surnames so


On Feb 7, 2004, at 15:06, Grant Barrett wrote:

> On Feb 7, 2004, at 14:50, Michael Newman wrote:
>> However, the problem is that it is hard to imagine any
>> "in-the-wild" uses of the term outside a few intimate incidents in
>> the bedroom and people recounting such incidents to others. The
>> specificity and yuck factors that make it attractive to the campaign
>> make people (in my experience) avoid talking about it.
> For what it's worth, I searched all available online erotica and
> pornographic fiction and fan fiction I could find for free, including
> newsgroups (such as*), to no avail. There's not a lot
> of restraint in that kind of writing, and there's millions of words of
> it. This particular "santorum" does not seem to be there.
> Grant

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