fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Jun 27 12:52:13 UTC 2000
On Tue, 27 Jun 2000, Robert S. Wachal wrote:
> There are common names for most body parts but not all.
> Is there one for clitoris? It sounds too medical for poetic use, and
> 'bump' which I used in a poem, seems too clunky.
Maybe the point of your query is that you are looking for non-slang terms,
but slang terms for clitoris include clit, clitty, boy in the boat, man in
the boat, love button, button, switch. More could undoubtedly be found in
a slang thesaurus.
Fred R. Shapiro Coeditor (with Jane Garry)
Associate Librarian for Public Services TRIAL AND ERROR: AN OXFORD
and Lecturer in Legal Research ANTHOLOGY OF LEGAL STORIES
Yale Law School Oxford University Press, 1998
e-mail: fred.shapiro at yale.edu ISBN 0-19-509547-2
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