Robert S. Wachal
robert-wachal at UIOWA.EDU
Tue Jun 27 13:53:49 UTC 2000
Thanks, 'pearl' fits the poem nicely.
At 08:58 AM 6/27/00 -0400, Bruce Dykes wrote:
>From: Lynne Murphy <lynnem at COGS.SUSX.AC.UK>
>To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2000 8:55 AM
>Subject: Re: clitoris
>>The 'common' name is 'clit'. But I don't think 'clitoris' is any more
>>medical sounding than 'penis'. It's certainly better than
>>'pseudophallus' or anything like that.
>>Some figurative/slang names are the 'pearl', 'button', and the
>>ever-popular 'little man in the boat'.
>>Not sure I want to know about the poem,
>I've seen 'clittie'...rhymes with kitty...but I've been sheltered...8-)
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