A note on Mineshaft and Toolbox

On the topic of gay bar names, two stand out for the way they combine metaphorical sexual content (while also evoking high-masculinity social contexts): Mineshaft and Toolbox. Each has a phallic component (shaft and tool) and an omphalic component (mine and box), thus providing the whole package of anal intercourse in a single word.

 

 

2 Responses to “A note on Mineshaft and Toolbox”

  1. Ian Preston Says:

    The same applies to the Cockpit. (Can I hereby also therefore enter that for your contest?)

    PS: Best crossword clue I’ve seen in recent years: “Cock fight”=”Tool box”

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