[Ads-l] an obscenity getsa new meaning

Dave Hause dwhause at CABLEMO.NET
Mon Jan 23 01:11:44 EST 2017


The meaning was prevalent when I first joined in 1965.  Not that I had had 
experience with the namesake in lighted conditions then.
Dave Hause
-----Original Message----- 
From: Wilson Gray
Sent: Sunday, January 22, 2017 8:44 PM
To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Subject: Re: an obscenity getsa new meaning

On Sun, Jan 22, 2017 at 8:17 PM, James A. Landau <JJJRLandau at netscape.com>
wrote:

> "cunt cap" from the resemblance of the bottom of the cap to the
> shape of the female genitalia.
>

Is that true? I considered that possibility, but I was never able to see
the resemblance, myself, during my years of "wearing the war-suit."


-- 
-Wilson
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All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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