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

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon May 11 15:34:26 UTC 2009

At 5/11/2009 10:58 AM, Mullins, Bill AMRDEC wrote:
> >I doubt that the average black American has any idea what a "mink" is,
> >other than an expensive fur coat. If it wasn't for the fact that I
> >read extensively, I certainly wouldn't know more than that. Joel's
> >opening sentence should read "... among white people," because it's
> >news to me. Black people don't know it. we say, "fucks like a rabbit,"
> >when the subject comes up.
>When I was in college, the Resident Assistant who lived my floor in
>the dorm had a girlfriend who was less than gifted in the looks
>department.  We all called her "rabbit", because the only reason we
>could figure he dated her was that she must screw like a rabbit.
>The RA never got the joke, so far as I know, and often asked "Why
>are you calling her Rabbit?"

The older generation never gets it.


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