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The Euphemistic Guide to Sexual Encounters

The Euphemistic Guide to Sexual Encounters


I’d love to come up

and see your etchings

if they are the skin deep scars

on your body. 125 more words


Puns, Absurdities, Death, Euphemisms and a Joyous Resignation

Caution, the groan-factor is on high!

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    Pardon the Puns:

    Hangover: the wrath of grapes.

    Income Tax: capital punishment.

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Eww-phemisms: The Agent on Euphemistic Language and Context Vs. Content

Today we broach another topic that I once covered in my college newspaper days. Those who know me know I have a fascination with words and how they are used. 377 more words

Brain Droppings

Coining a term: "Prebound"

In conversation with a girl recently, we were talking about why people break up and in a moment of untrammeled linguistic brilliance the word “prebound” danced off my tongue to describe the pre-breakup fling that people (often women) will use to rationalize why they are out of love or “have to” leave their current “relationship.” It’s when a girl knows it’s over for some reason or other, but is searching for a reason to end it (or get the guy to end it), in the name of “finding herself”, “getting to know herself” or any of a dozen other miasmic euphemistria. 100 more words


The Joy of Truth

The truth, or at least what I perceive as the truth, makes me happy, even if it is something that wouldn’t typically bring one joy. I am talking about ideas and art, and not some kind of realization of some painful physical truth. 233 more words

Unbuttoning the bad news

This afternoon, I’m going to the funeral of a dear friend. Her death last week was unexpected and everyone’s in shock, but it was hardly a surprise when death is an inevitability of life. 300 more words

Literary Criticism

Sex euphemisms

No one said it was easy coming up with sex euphemisms. Straight up biological terms simply don’t cut it. So you have to come up with creative ways around it. 183 more words