Antedating of "Oral Sex"

Carl W. Thiel rootinteuton at YAHOO.COM
Sun Jul 7 15:07:21 UTC 2013

If "oral sex" can be traced only to 1958, then what did
Kinsey call it?  Or before him, Havelock Ellis?


Date:    Sat, 6 Jul 2013 02:15:51 +0000
From:    "Shapiro, Fred" <fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU>
Subject: Antedating of "Oral Sex"

oral sex (OED 1959)

1958 Harold Greenwald _The Call Girl_ 163  Most of the girls 
estimated that between seventy-five and ninety per cent of all 
their clients did not wish normal intercourse but preferred oral sex.

Carl William Thiel
somewhere near Buffalo, New York

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