Body work/Adult Bodywork in the VILLAGE VOICE

James E. Clapp jeclapp at WANS.NET
Thu Jun 17 17:11:57 UTC 1999

Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:
>       When did this thing start?
>       On 4 January 1994, pg. 112, under "New Age," there's a column of
> "Bodywork."  The words "Swedish," "certified," and "bodyrub" are often used.
> On pg. 118, under "Adult," there are four ads under the heading "Massage."

Hah.  I knew Barry would get to the bottom of this.  And I'm gratified to see
my feeling that this originated as a "New Agey term for massage (of any
nonsexual type)" confirmed.

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