"fuck like a mink" [Was: "mink" (n.) = 'a black, a Negro'?]

James Harbeck jharbeck at SYMPATICO.CA
Mon May 11 04:08:49 UTC 2009

>How do women get minks?
>The same way minks get minks.
>The joke, I think, was probably never current enough, and perhaps is
>not old enough (I have an attestation from the early 1980s or late
>1970s), to have played a part in "fuck like a mink." But I could
>always be wrong.

Or, as I neglected to add, the influence could have moved the other
way. Of course. Or neither.

James Harbeck.

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