[ExI] from quora - laugh of the day

Dan TheBookMan danust2012 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 13 21:32:52 UTC 2021

On Oct 13, 2021, at 2:15 PM, Ben Zaiboc via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> On 13/10/2021 00:03, billw wrote:
>> I also tell guys never, ever call your woman's chest 'tits' much less 'titties'.
> Maybe a cultural thing here, but I need to qualify this: "unless they do".
> Perhaps the standard Anglo-saxon terms are less acceptable in America than they are in their birthplace.

Breast is also of Old English origin. Anyhow, I’m not sure how standard it was a thousand years ago or why that should guide current usage. You probably wouldn’t I trust use ‘girl’ to mean a child of any gender simply because that’s how the word was used even after the Norman conquest.



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