Old slang in new uses

Steve Kl. stevekl at PANIX.COM
Mon Jun 12 19:17:24 UTC 2006

On Mon, 12 Jun 2006, Wilson Gray wrote:

> While browsing the Urban Dictionary,
> <http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=ass+master>
> I came across an old friend: "ass master." The earliest UD cite dates
> from 2003, in a gay context. However, I first heard this term in 1961.

Not predating 1961, but predating 2003 by many years: Margaret Cho in her
standup act has a bit about assmasters. It's on the "I'm the one that I
want" CD, which came out in '01.


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