"fish" (was Re: "moist")

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Mon Nov 7 22:11:50 UTC 2011

Weren't French and Italians called garlic eaters because of the smell??

On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 4:59 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>wrote:
> If, moreover, modern gay usage alludes to an odor, it would be the
> only ex. I can think of in all of American slang in which a type of
> person is designated by an assumed accompanying stink.

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