Looking for a good man-word

Chris F Waigl chris at LASCRIBE.NET
Wed Mar 28 21:13:54 UTC 2007

Mark Peters wrote:
> I'm working on a possible article about the man-word trend. I have a lot of examples, but I'm sure they're just the tip of the man-berg. The words I've collected so far:
>   man bag
>   man blouse
>  [snip]

There's a clear fixation on breasts and other female bits. I just
stumbled upon "man teats" in a comment  on a blog in the context of a

The man teats and the faux tough guy stare kill it for me. He looks like
a tool

Chris Waigl

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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