Another Reason to Love the Internet

WARNING: another Body Parts Discussion, kids. Go Away Before You Get Grossed Out.

A while back I had a "name that body part for women" post. I complained that there were lots of slang terms for the penis, nada for the labia.

I guess I didn't look enough. For some reason I ran across this page today. What was I doing?early morning research? Oh no, I know. I read the phrase "panty hamster" and had to look it up--it's there, all right.

Anyway, that page has nick-names for womanly parts dressed, undressed, pre- and post-coital, on the rag, etc. It even has a list of nick-names for the part of the body between the genitalia and the anus. ("The perineum" for those who care about accuracy. The "taint" or "gruntle", for those who don't.)

here's a small selection from the infamous dirty slang page [their name, not mine]:
Labia visible through clothing
• Beetle's bonnet
• Camel's toe
• Monkey's chin
• Shark's fin (swimsuit display)
• Mumblers (When they can be seen moving through the clothing, but you can't understand a word they are saying.)

There's more of course. Breasts, men's parts and of course, references to other sites for futher exploration. From the page:

See Cameltoe.org for the pinnacle of this field of study.

Slang for Masturbation
• Check out this random wanking term generator for some automated humor.
• Tremble before this uber list of more than 1500 wankisms. Yes, 1500. No shit. They're even alphabetical.

oh, I love the internet and if the govmint messes around with my right to read 1500 wankisms, I'm gonna march in protest. Of course I protest at the drop of a hat, usually about less serious matters like war.

Comments

  1. You may want to post a warning about how much time it's going to take up when your readers start following the links.
    I realize that I live in a vacuum.
    But, thx to you, now I'm in the know.
    Have a great weekend.

    Kate: while we're traveling on the edges of the politically uncorrect, you might want to check out 'the best blonde joke ever.' I've linked to it at my blog.

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  2. Purple-headed womb broom?!?!!!!

    My life is immeasurably enriched. Thank you, Kate.

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  3. Ah, I see I haven't been writing enough about sex lately, and my twin had to take up the slack. Thank you.

    I've been in love with cameltoe.org for a long time. In high school, we called 'em "crackers" (since everything was cinched up into the crack). And I trust you've heard the pseudo-Beach Boys Camel Toe song?

    Your hit counter should soar, babe.

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  4. I like the random wanking term generator best although I don't know why they call it humor. It's rich with writerly possibilities.

    Seriously. This stuff is so much more...um...alive? lively? packed with vivid language than the rest of English. I wonder if that's true in other languages too. Gabriele? If you're around? How about German?

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  5. and Nienke and Doug?

    I do love that joke, sort of.

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  6. I'm linking to this, by the way. Come on over.

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  7. Kate,
    I suppose there are a number of words, but I don't read purple romances, and I'm so not into dirty talk that I know only few.

    We have a version of pussy, Muschi (which is also a common cat name). Fotze (cunt) is very vulgar and if used to name not the body part but a woman, will get you a heavy fine.

    Goethe used niedliches Fötzchen (cute cuntie) in one of his poems; the diminuitive is less vulgar.

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  8. Golly, a fine? If you say it aloud or if you write it? I suppose the only way to get that kind of fine is to broadcast it on the air.

    BTW, I don't think the language in most purple romances is nearly as inventive as some of those terms. ON the other hand, we're talking about the goal of pre-adolescent humor laughs rather than titillation.

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  9. "humor laughs"? and this English is my native tongue?

    Maybe I'm still shell-shocked--I just went out and bought a washing machine. Oy.

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  10. Fotze reminds me of the Yiddish Futz, which I always thought meant "fart", as in "he's an old futz," or "futzing around." Interesting.

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  11. Lol, Kate,
    at least if you're a Prince of Hannover and call a journalist such things. ;-)

    Doug,
    fart is Furz in German.

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  12. You have to stop making me surf to all these sites. I am supposed to be WORKING.
    I hope the government shuts me out of the internet - then maybe I can get some books written, lol.

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  13. (Nudging Kate in the ribs)

    Pssst. Wake up. Ask the DH the title of his favorite college biology text.

    Okay, you can go back to sleep now.

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  14. The shorter version of the email I sent:

    The best book for a year-long introductory college biology majors textbook is "Biology" by Campbell & others, from Benjamin Cummings. Boy One's AP Biology class is using the fifth edition (1999), by Campbell, Reece, and Mitchell (ISBN 0-8053-3044-5).

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