Doll Talk: CFM; hoohoo (& other) display stands

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Tue Aug 9 19:32:23 UTC 2005

On Tue, Aug 09, 2005 at 03:15:05PM -0400, Laurence Horn wrote:
> At 9:40 AM -0400 8/9/05, Mark A. Mandel wrote:
> >My wife, who collects dolls and makes clothing for them, saw this on one of
> >her doll forums.
> >
> >-- Mark A. Mandel
> >(by hand)
> >
> >---------- Forwarded message ----------
> >
> >Describing elegant, fancy, stiletto heel shoes:
> >
> >>>>
> >It will probably be about a month before I get the prototypes of those -
> >probably in the same shipment as these sandals. My roommate in college
> >would
> >have called them CFM shoes... I can't say what that means here or the
> >moderators would remove the post ;-)
> ><<<
> This is, I infer, "Come Fuck Me"?  I've heard of "fuck-me shoes"
> (although I have no idea what they are--I somehow never learned how
> to decode communication from footware), but not "come fuck-me", but I
> take it that's what's involved here, unless I have the C wrong.  (As
> I say, shoes don't talk to me.)

Yes, it's "Come Fuck Me". _The F-Word_ has a 1990 example from
Pam Munro's _Slang U_ (unusually referring to a skirt; it's
usually footwear). Antedatings welcome. _fuck-me_ adj. is from
the early 1970s.

Jesse Sheidlower

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