Fwd: groinal

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Dec 2 16:02:23 UTC 2010

At 10:52 AM -0500 12/2/10, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
>I'm surprised that no one has yet mentioned _cuntal_, which
>can be found in _My Secret Life_ (c1890) and thereafter....
>Jesse Sheidlower

Follows the generalization, what with the technical nature of the base.

More seriously, I think the phonology helps here, as with "chestal",
which rhymes with "vestal" just as "cuntal" rhymes with "frontal".
There are also "about 3,240" raw hits for "breastal", as in "breastal


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