the new "euphemism"

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Dec 23 02:28:47 UTC 2013

At 12/22/2013 06:26 PM, George Thompson wrote:
>LH's point that "euphemisms for the vagina" are not the same as "euphemisms
>for 'vagina'" shows a subtlety of thought that goes beyond where the writer
>in the Times I quoted can follow.

I agree there's a distinction, if only because I can't figure out
what "euphemisms for the vagina" can mean.  Larry, can you try again?


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