origin of JINER?

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Mon Apr 4 13:43:23 UTC 2005

You may be right.  This is new to me.


neil <neil at TYPOG.CO.UK> wrote:
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Subject: origin of JINER?

"There's some fine jiner waiting for us down there after bed check."
--Tom Wolfe, "I Am Charlotte Simmons', Jonathan Cape, London, 2004, 587

I imagine 'jiner' is generic for sexually complaisant females or females as
sex objects. Is it nonce, or can anyone hazard an origin - possibly a
respelling of 'gina' ex 'vagina'?

--Neil Crawford

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