[Ads-l] _sandwich =?utf-8?Q?=C3=A0_?=la Colette_ a method of sexual intercourse

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Feb 27 02:22:54 UTC 2019

> On Feb 26, 2019, at 8:04 PM, Arnold M. Zwicky <zwicky at STANFORD.EDU> wrote:
>> On Feb 26, 2019, at 4:37 PM, ADSGarson O'Toole <adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
>> Partridge presents a definition for "sandwich" encompassing a wide
>> variety of possible acts and configurations.
> yes.  as i tried to make clear in my brief earlier notes, there's a huge range of acts for which people have adopted the sandwich metaphor (and many of these have alternative names based on different metaphors); i have in fact posted about some of them on my blogs.  all i was saying in the earlier notes is that there are people who use the term for a specific act -- the sort of stuation that would lead a lexicographer to write something like:
> "sandwich": 1 a sexual act in which one person is attended to sexually by two others
>                    2 (specifically) a sexual act in which someone serves as the receptive partner in sex with two men
>                    3 (more specifically) a sexual act in which a woman is the receptive partner in vaginal sex with one man and anal sex with another
And in my (theoretical) understanding, “DP” could cover lemmas 2 and 3 and perhaps 1, depending on whether “attended to” is understood as necessarily involving penetration but not necessarily by body parts (vs. artifacts).  To be sure, 3 represents the locus classicus or prototype event in question.  

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