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Steve K. stevek at SHORE.NET
Fri Jul 13 20:58:00 UTC 2001

On Fri, 13 Jul 2001 Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM wrote:

> I assume you're talking about the phonological equivalence "KWIM" = /kwIm/
> = "quim" 'vulva'. "Quim" is obsolete; I'd bet not one American in a
> thousand knows it. (Obviously the logophilous readership of ADS-L is not a
> representative sample.)

Oh, recalling my college days in the 80s and the corresponding gutter
humor, I'd wager far more people than .1% are cognizant of it-- I'd bet
one in 10, even.

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