Language of sex

language of sex

LLog, AZBlog, and AZBlogX on vocabulary in the domains of sexuality, sexual roles, and sexual identities; sexual practices and devices; and sexualized clothing

postings on sex positions in a separate Page:


AZ, 3/19/05: Tidy-whiteys:

AZ, 3/20/05: Tighty-whities: the semantics:

AZ, 3/27/05: Underwear sociolinguistics:
(with explicit reference to Gayworld (Gayland))

AZ, 12/3/06: Does anybody have a word for this? We do now.:
come face, O face; come vs. cum

9/23/09: Lifting shirts:
(with explicit reference to Gayland) to shirt-lift

9/27/09: Swish exhibitionism:
Swish Embassy t-shirts

9/27/09: More sexual back-formation:
to cock-suck and others

10/1/09: Sexual lexicography:
link to Sheidlower on challenges and pleasures of putting sexual vocabulary in the dictionary

11/9/09: pants-lower:

11/27/09: Hybrid underwear:
boxer briefs, etc.

1/26/10: What’s P YOUR N?:
Fleshjack gay sex toy

4/29/10: What IS that garment?:
Cactus Swim Brief

Facebook note 5/3/10: Posted on my blog recently, What IS that garment? and DEFINE “SCRIMMAGE T-SHIRT”, with links to a bunch of earlier postings on words and things, and on ordinary vs. technical language, in the domain of clothing, esp. underwear, and with lots of gay (male) commentary from me, esp. on the construction of a fantasy Gayland.

5/8/10: 69:


12/6/10: Possibly unfortunate names:

Possibly unfortunate names

snake ‘penis’; pink taco ‘vagina’; tube steak

1/17/10: A note on gay for pay:

A note on gay for pay

1/31/11: Labels: homosexual:

Labels: homosexual

2/2/11: No word for X:

No word for X

gay for pay etc.

2/11/11: SemFest 12!:

SemFest 12!

labels in the domain of sexuality etc.

3/16/11: spunk:


spunk ‘pluck’ and ‘semen’

4/26/11: Argument structure in porn:

Argument structure in porn

shoot/cream/cum/breed/seed s.o.’s ass

5/31/11: Deshagged:


shag ‘fuck’ (noun and verb)

11/15/11: Annals of anatomical vocabulary:

Annals of anatomical vocabulary

the inguinal crease and its many synonyms; treasure trail and its synonyms

1/30/12: erection enhancer:

erection enhancer

cock rings etc.

5/19/12: Annals of garment phallicity:

Annals of garment phallicity

penis images and sexual taboo vocabulary on clothing

6/4/12: Sexual slang:

Sexual slang

ta-tas, ni-nis, miss pretty, and whoopie spot

7/6/12: flashing:


flash, flasher, flashing

2/18/13: Commercial categories: gay sex toys:

Commercial categories: gay sex toys

gay sex toys of all sorts; sounding; puppy play / dog training; pony play

2/18/13: dong:


replica of a penis for anal sex; dong ‘penis’

2/19/13: wank:


masturbation adjuncts; the noun and verb wank

2/25/13: Fetish/kink porn:
impact play (and much else)

3/7/13: cock tease:

Cock tease

cock tease (shots)

3/8/13: edging:


edging (and synonyms)

3/10/13: More sexual terminology:

More sexual terminology

creampie, bareback, breed and seed, bukkake

3/26/13: The masochism spectrum:

The masochism spectrum

maschochistic practices; fisting; pegging

3/28/13: Toy With Me:
sex toy porn video with this title

3/29/13: Massage Bait:
videos for seducing straight men

3/29/13: Toys and massage on AZBlogX:

Toys and massage on AZBlogX

links to AXBlogX on sex toy porn, on massage for seducing straight men

3/31/2013: Threesomes and more:
spitroasting, fuck chain or fuck sandwich (or Lucky Pierre), suck chain or suck sandwich (or daisy chain), rim chain, jack-off chain, double penetration, 369, reach-around (fuck), rim 69

4/1/13: Easter threesomes:
exx.: fuck sandwich, spitroasting (or sucks-fucked); fucked-sucked, dick sharing

4/6/13: Manpiles:
exx.: 369, spitroasting, double-sucking, various chains (including come chain), bukkake (or gang come), piss bukkake, gang scenes (gang bang, gang suck, gang jack-off), group scenes (circle jerk, group piss); orgies

4/16/13: Initialistic ambiguity:

Initialistic ambiguity

CBT (cock and ball torture) and associated devices

4/16/13: Two images:
exx.: spitroasting, CBT

4/16/13: Yet another synthetic compound / back-formation:

Yet another synthetic compound / back-formation

verb spit-roast

5/27/13: raw sex:

raw sex

bareback, bare, raw, raw sex

6/7/13: tapping:



6/25/13: Stimulating and desensitizing:

Stimulating and desensitizing

lubes, some designed to provide stimulation or desensitization

7/9/13: Sexual lexical semantics:

Sexual lexical semantics

proverbial similes: fuck like a mink etc.; participant roles for fuck

7/19/13: Cum play:
snowballing, gokkun illustrated

7/26/13: ‘male anus viewed as a sexual organ’:

‘male anus viewed as a sexual organ’

man pussy, boy pussy, man cunt, boy cunt, man hole, boy hole; fuckhole

8/5/13: Couples, rear views:
On AZBlogX: couples, rear views:

On AZBlogX: couples, rear views

asscleft, intergluteal cleft, crena (intergluteal and intracrural frottage)

8/23/13: Given over to desire:

Given over to desire

be in heat, in rut, etc.

9/28/13: X-job:

X job

anilingus / analingus, rim job, blow job, hand job, synonyms for these, and other X job sexual terms

9/29/13: Folsom Street Fair:

Folsom Street Fair

the fair and practices there

9/30/13: Up Your Alley:

Up Your Alley

Dore Alley Fair; practices there, including BDSM

10/7/13: Puppy play:

Puppy play

6/9/14: Parts of the body: the handout:

Parts of the body: the handout

6/13/14: DILF days:

DILF days

DILF (and MILF), daddy-boy

7/14/14: The animal report:

The animal report


8/25/14: Cowboy Rub:

Cowboy Rub

sexual senses of rub

8/26/14: cranking:


the practice of (sexual) cranking

9/10/14: Fap!:


9/16/14: How do you spell /fæp/?:

How do you spell /fæp/?

9/10/14: Further annals of sexual slang:

Further annals of sexual slang

cum play: snowballing (cum sharing), gokkun (cum drinking); creampie, felching, sloppy seconds. Also fap(p), fappening

9/11/14: More sexual fapp, plus shlick:

More sexual fap(p), plus shlick

fap(p), shlick

10/10/14: Double-sucking:

10/11/14: The language of sex and sexuality:

The language of sex and sexuality

on the previous

10/11/14: Up with the anus:

Up with the anus

anal play by straight people

10/11/14: Flashers abroad:

Flashers abroad

to flash, to pleasure

10/12/14: Clipped musculature:

Clipped musculature

abs, pecs, glutes, delts, traps

10/13/14: traps:


trapezius muscles; somatotypes, personas, sociotypes

11/27/14: Ask AMZ: two queries:

Ask AMZ: two queries

#2 gangbang vs. gangbanger

12/8/14: inversion:


invert, inversion; bull dyke, nelly queen

12/29/14: Santa jack:

Santa jack

the verb come; jack off and related language

1/20/15: Once –tastic, now –astic:

Once -tastic, now -astic

bangtastic, fucktastic

1/25/15: Exemplary twink:

Exemplary twink

Daddy-Boy roles/relationships, twinks

2/6/15: Another kind of nose job:

Another kind of nose job

Zippy with sexual sense of nose job; glory holes; X jobs

2/11/15: This week’s bizarre sex act:

This week’s bizarre sex act

“the Zwicky” in Urban Dictionary

3/8/15: Bromancing the bone:

Bromancing the Bone

brolovers; batebuds ‘buddies in masturbation’

4/6/15: Cumshots and cumfaces:

4/6/15: Dirk Caber:

Dirk Caber

pornstar Dirk Caber

4/20/15: On the double entendre watch:

On the double entendre watch

to pound, to pull (off), to rub

4/24/15: Cluster Fucked:

Cluster Fucked

clusterfuck / cluster fuck

5/3/15: shag:


shag ‘fuck’ (noun and verb)

5/15/15: Questionnaire issues again:

Questionnaire issues again

(FDA) “have sexual contact with” another man

6/16/15: Wrapped for June:

Wrapped for June

bottom Kyle Kash in porn

6/21/15: My hard-on belongs to Daddy:

My hard-on belongs to Daddy

daddy – boy relationships; sugar daddies; Daddy It Hurts!; “My Heart Belongs to Daddy”

6/26/15: Happy Ending:

Happy Ending

7/2/15: Briefly: A catamitic misreading:

Briefly: a catamitic misreading


7/2/15: Initialisms, raunchy and not:

Initialisms, raunchy and not

B.J. for blowjob

7/5/15: Blowjob, handjob:
hanky code

7/6/15: AZBlogX: offers of the body:

AZBlogX: offers of the body

offers of the body for anal intercourse between gay men

8/12/15: Tearooms and their features:

Tearooms and their features

Vocabulary for talking about tearooms: glory hole, subpartition sex, “sticking it under”, “sticking it through”, vocabulary for group sex involving gay men

9/7/15: Three morning names:

Three morning names

sex sling/swing

9/8/15: Go for the nuts!:

Go for the nuts!

playing with testicles

9/23/15: Mark Mason, Matt Bauer, and Gay Porn Minus Gay Sex:

Mark Mason, Matt Bauer, and Gay Porn Minus Gay Sex

gay tits; titpig; titplay

10/9/15: Two New Yorker cartoons:

Two New Yorker cartoons

get laid

☛ 10/10/15: Annals of phallicity: nozzles (and glycerin, lubes, and posing oils):

Annals of phallicity: nozzles (and glycerin, lubes, and posing oils)


10/18/15: Morning, monotreme, marsupial:

Morning: monotreme, marsupial


10/19/15: Rafe on display:

Rafe on display

get stuffed; fuckpig

10/25/15: Sunday penis notes: #3 phallic food:

Sunday penis notes: #3 phallic food

phallic food (several senses); eat dick

11/4/15: Bullshido, bullshtein, and cork soakers:

Bullshido, bullshtein, and cork soakers

suck cock, 69

11/10/15: fancy bottoms:

fancy bottoms

ambiguity of bottom

11/17/15: Cockfest #1: the basic offer:

11/17/15: Cockfest #3: Josman boy on boy:

1/17/15: Cockfest #4: penis-to-penis:
swordplay, cockversation

11/17/15: Cockfest #5: cum guzzling:
cum play, cum guzzling

11/23/15: Penises, poppers, and piercings:

Penises, poppers, and piercings, oh my!

cock rings, poppers, male genital piercings

11/25/15: An underwear Thanksgiving:

An underwear Thanksgiving

the hanky code

12/8/15: Anderson Cooper as a silver wolverine Animorph:

Anderson Cooper as a silver wolverine Animorph

cougar, gay cougar (Pink Penguin, gougar, wolverine), Daddy – Boy, DILF

12/9/15: Top in sheer stockings:

Top in sheer stockings

fetishes: foot fetish, fetish for sheer stockings and tights

12/10/15: The black gangbang fantay:

The black gangbang fantasy

gangbang (gang, target), bukkake

12/12/15: Sex between straight men: bro-jobs:

Sex between straight men: bro-jobs

bro-jobs, bromancing the bone, brolovers

12/16/15: Go H+A+R+D:

Go H+A+R+D

master-slave, slave collar, BDSM, dominance and submission

12/18/15: mandingo party:

mandingo party

mandingo party, bull, cuck

☛ 12/22/15: Bundling and the penile raphe:

Bundling and the penile raphe

DILF, X pig, spit roasting

12/24/15: More harnesses:

More harnesses

shoulder/holster harness, Y harness, chaps, bondage/gimp suit

12/25/15: Pockets in his trunks:

Pockets in his trunks

hanky codes

12/25/15: More Damien Crosse:

More Damien Crosse

piss play, cum facials

12/27/15: Darius Ferdynand:

Darius Ferdynand

body types; bear, twink; spitroasting

12/29/15: boxboys and transitve bottoming:

boxboys and transitive bottoming

various senses of box boy; bottom used as a transitive verb; bottom boy; various senses of b-boy; butt boy

12/31/15: Morning name: Baskit:

Morning name: Baskit

hanky code

12/31/15: The Crew with packages and boxes:

The Crew with packages and boxes


1/1/16: Holiday images:

Holiday images

vocabulary for BDSM practices

1/4/16: Urinating superheroes:

Urinating superheroes

tearooms and tearoom sex

1/10/16: Get Sporty:

Get Sporty

rough trade

1/14/16: Kike Sorroche, ilustradad homoerótico:

Kike Sorroche, ilustrador homoerótico

analingus / ass-licking / rimming; Spanish vocabulary for various gay sex practices

1/16/16: Yaoi goes to high school:

Yaoi goes to high school

top/bottom and similar roles is gay sex, seme/uke in gay manga

1/20/16: butt/booty, dial/call:

butt/booty, dial/call

booty call

1/20/16: From Yoasobi News:

From Yoasobi News

t-rooms, glory holes

1/24/16: Sporty pro:

Sporty pro

male hustling vocabular: pro, hustler

1/28/16: Lower bangs higher:

Lower bangs higher

language during sexual encounters

1/29/16: aussieBum, Shearing the Rams, and Slim Dusty:

aussieBum, Shearing the Rams, and Slim Dusty

bum, arse, etc.; verbings of them

1/30/16: Freezing eggs?:

Freezing eggs?

IVF, freezing eggs

1/31/16: Toys for Twisted Boys:

Toys for Twisted Boys

OxBalls toys: cockrings, cock cages, buttplugs, dildos, anal probes; cocksleeves, shaftrings

1/31/16: Cuise Jogger:

Cruise Jogger

shirt-lifting displays in underwear ads

2/2/16: A visit with Colby Keller:

A visit with Colby Keller

pornstar Keller’s passion for fucking (in either role): anal as a sexuality

2/6/16: The Super Bowl looms:

The Super Bowl looms

items: gangbang, gaybang, bangers, target; penetrate, backside; edging; pegging; poz; bareback, raw, to breed

2/9/16: Morning names: wiles, Wiles:

Morning names: wiles, Wiles

gay pornstar Kevin Wiles and movies he’s been in; porn personas; positions for fucking; tops and bottoms; power bottoms; butt displays and body positioning in publicity for porn; being someone’s bitch; conversion of the reluctant bottom; ritual recitation of formulas during sex; ubercocksuckers, uberbottoms; dirty talk and degrading talk during sex; man-man sex configured as a contest

2/12/16: Sex positions for gay men:

Sex positions for gay men

link to new “Sex positions” Page; 7 families of sex positions, with alternative names, including a set of Latin-derived terms

2/18/16: Ben, advertising:

Ben, advertising

Greek receptive, French passive; power bottom, dildo dick, cum load

2/22/16: The pronoun strip:

The pronoun strip

pro ‘prostitute’

2/25/16: a katakana para:

a katakana para

flute and drumstick as phallic symbols; play the flute ‘fellate’; drum as vaginal and anal symbol; play using sexual sense of come

3/3/16: Sex positions in action:

Sex positions in action

metaphor in doggie(-style), metaphorical ride, mount; fuck sandwich, 369, spitroast+ as names of three-man acts; names of positions in mansex

3/4/16: Trent Atkins, a great bottom:

Trent Atkins, a great bottom

uberbottoms, in gay porn and real life; fucktop, pisstop, fuckbottom, pissbottom, pisspig; gangbangs and their stages; frankly gay; twink, muscle twink, muscle boy

3/22/16: Annals of dubious commercial names:

Annals of dubious commercial names

Hand Job nails and spa in the Castro in SF; reference to Gun Oil, foot fetish

3/22/16: The dubious commercial names files:

The dubious commercial names files

muff diving, eat it/me

3/31/16: A kitten-killing God?:

A kitten-killing God?


4/10/16: Magnitide boys:

Magnitude boys


4/13/16: nookie:


‘sexual intercourse’

4/15/16: Ganymede on the fly:

Ganymede on the fly

pederasty, pederast, catamite

4/17/16: Another winged man:

Another winged man

sexual practices in extreme leather/fetish land

4/18/16: 70s Cleaverwear:

70s Cleaverwear

overtly phallic pants

4/19/16: Briefly: bloodletting:

Briefly: bloodletting

sexual practice: penile bloodletting

4/22/16: Morning name: ivermectin:

Morning name: ivermectin

public knowledge but sexual secrecy

4/22/16: More on open secrecy:

More on open secrecy

4/30/16: The masturbation sleeve:

The masturbation sleeve

masturbatory devices: Fleshjack, Accujac, Robojac, Venus for Men

5/2/16: Where is he now?:

Where is he now?


5/6/16: paying for it:

paying for it

language of prostitution; john

5/8/16: Shirtlifter:


label shirtlifter

5/13/16: stroke:


stroke ‘masturbate, wank, jack off’; stroking toy, cock stroker

5/14/16: Ed Fisher across the Atlantic:

Ed Fisher across the Atlantic


5/16/16: Two Monday language cartoons:

Monday language comics

pitch a tent

5/22/16: Male art: two views:

Male art: two views

various items: homosexual, gay, queer, camp, homophobia, etc.

5/27/16: Morning spunk: same word, different word:
spunk ‘semen, seminal fluid’

6/12/16: Rainbows and b8r bait:

Rainbows and b8r bait

clippings bate and bator

6/17/16: Pleasures of patriotic penetration:

Pleasures of patriotic penetration

sex toys: dildos and vibrators (in flag colors)

7/22/16: queer:


queer ‘gay’ and ‘genderqueer’

7/30/16: Extraction and insertion:
top Rocco Steele, bottom Micah Brandt

8/1/16: The forest of dildos:
pornstar dildos and dildos in various colors

8/2/16: The dildo days of summer:

The dildo days of summer

discussion for “The forest of dildos”

9/1/16: Alphabet soup:

Alphabet soup

Bizarro on the alphabet soup of sexual orientation

9/9/16: Julian and Sandy:

Julian and Sandy

Polari as a secret (or sometimes, flamboyant) gay slang

9/22/16: Bare bear poets in the youth:

Bare bear poets in their youth

language of buggery

10/7/16: Barebackula:


bareback sex

10/9/16: Brief noted: ribbed, for her pleasure:

Briefly noted: ribbed, for her pleasure

textured condoms

10/13/16: bromosexual:


three senses of the label

10/15/16: Zippy goes out to catch a bite:

Zippy goes out to catch a bite


10/17/16: Workin’ blue at the car wash:

Workin’ Blue at the Car Wash

hand job, car job, blue

10/21/16: Another Spanish lesson:

Another Spanish lesson


10/23/16: Last of the Collageuins:

Last of the Collageuins

oppositions related to masculine vs. feminine

10/25/16: tail in the air:

tail in the air

figurative language based on getting fucked from behind

10/29/16: Montage montage:

Montage montage

French pédé, monter, giton; pédé comme un phoque, gay as a goose

11/5/16: Playing with fire:

Playing with fire

gay sex toys

11/8/16: News for animated penises:

News for animated penises

sausage party etc.

11/14/16: Trisyllabic feet in tetrametrical orgy:

Trisyllabic feet in tetrametrical orgy

iron ‘penis’

11/18/16: The news for cigars:

The news for cigars

capnolagni and other -lagnia words; smoke ‘fellate’ and its syntax

11/22/16: Poised to prong, psyched to suck:
flip fuck, podophilia / foot fetishism; invented terms tipping, gearing-up for approaches to cocksucking in gay porn publicity

11/27/16: Face work:

Face work

(cum) facials and the Ns and Vs associated with them

11/29/16: Sperm, sperm, wonderful sperm, and all that jizz:

Sperm, sperm, wonderful sperm, and all that jizz

seminal-ejaculatory sperm and jizz; SquirtJet word spew

11/30/16: One more SquirtJet item:

One more SquirtJet item

seminal-ejaculatory spray; spray and pray in a number of senses; spray and play, party and play, pull(, spray) and pray, SquirtJet item skeet

12/1/16: From the stage directions for two holiday productions:

From the stage directions for two holiday musical productions

come, cum, shoot, spitroast, symbolic dum and flute

12/14/16: Crotch news bulletins:

Crotch news bulletins

baculum / penis bone; premature ejaculation

12/21/16: The advancing horde of shelf eves:

The advancing horde of shelf elves

glory holes, blow jobs

12/23/16: Mac Daddy Santa:

Mac Daddy Santa

mack, mac ‘pimp’; mack daddy

12/28/16: “an infamous pincher of ladies’ bottoms”:

“an infamous pincher of ladies’ bottoms”

bottom-pinching and other physical impositions and physical displays

1/4/17: Jazzball:


jizz + X compounds

1/22/17: Poppin’ Fresh in a pink dress:

Poppin’ Fresh in a pink dress

syntax of eat and suck; cross-dressing

1/24/17: A day with Danny Vox in the ultimate fantasy t-room:

A day with Danny Vox in the ultimate fantasy t-room

seminal-ejaculatory sperm; flex one’s penis; coining basal ‘being a bottom’

1/27/17: A kiss is just a kiss:

A kiss is just a kiss

same-sex kisses, MSMs

1/28/17: Joe Gage:

Joe Gage

watersports, MSMs

1/31/17: fudge</strong:


coprophagy, butt-fucking

2/7/17: Saint George, patron saint of parks at night:

Saint George, patron saint of parks at night

go down on, religious symbolism of mansex, religious texts and the verbal rituals of mansex, sex talk / dirty talk in porn

2/9/17: ReFo and K-Man:

ReFo and K-Man

eat meat

2/13/17: VDay hands in pants:

VDay hands in pants

hands in pants gesture

2/13/17: VDay kiss-in:

VDay kiss-in

same-sex kissing; hanky code

2/14/17: Sex and smiles for VDay:

Sex and smiles for VDay

cocksman and cocksucker; smiling with the eyes; puns on hard-on

2/14/17: One more VDay posting:

One more VDay posting

straight guys doing gay sex

2/17/17: Felix d’Eon: art normalizing gay:

Felix d’Eon: on normalizing gay

normal, normalize

2/18/17: Stud Finder:

Stud Finder

stud</em.; sex acts, sex roles

2/20/17: Double your pleasure:

Double your pleasure

double penetration, out-facing sit-fuck

2/25/17: Displaying your nipples:

Displaying your nipples

nipple play; nipple pig / nippig / titpig

3/11/17: News for penises: a friend request:

News for penises: a friend request

dildo, peter

3/11/17: Ejaculatory pop:

Ejaculatory pop

ejaculatory pop, verb and noun

3/14/17: Five tv hunks:

Five tv hunks

morning wood

3/19/19: Sexting with emoj:

Sexting with emoji

emoji for various sexual acts, top and bottom, etc.

3/20/17: Save a horse, ride a cowboy:

Save a horse, ride a cowboy

sex positions: Cowgirl, Cowboy

3/22/17: The news for beavers:

The news for beavers

language of cunnilingus

3/24/17: The invention of the X job:

The invention of the X job

rub job (of several kinds), hand job, blow job, rim job, fist job; mutual masturbation; fisting; names for participants in various sex acts

3/26/17: On the boulevard of broken dreams with Kip Noll:

On the boulevard of broken dreams with Kip Noll

gigolos, prostitutes, stud hustlers, and related vocabulary

3/29/17: Three:


threesomes of various kinds, three-ways

4/4/17: Quick, Bruce, the blat!:

Quick, Bruce, the blat!

dense double entendres

4/8/17: snatch:


snatch ‘vagina’ and related senses

4/9/17: The trophy boys park the beef bus in tuches town:

The trophy boys park the beef bus in tuches town

beef ‘penis’; tuches ‘buttocks, anus’; trophy boy

4/10/17: The news for penises: Wanksy:

The news for penises: Wanksy


4/15/17: The maiden, the monster, and the hero:

The maiden, the monster, and the hero


4/16/27: Out gay male bands:

Out gay male bands

power bottom, fuck like bunnies, rough trade

4/21/17: rest stop:

rest stop

t-rooms, mansex at rest stops

4/28/17: Faces follow-up 1: Master Beckford:

Faces follow-up 1: Master Beckford

color associations to sexual desire, genders, sexuality

5/7/17: Words, words, words:

Words. words, words

refractory period

5/13/17: Months and days:

Months and days


5/14/17: Fags Before Flags, and other in-your-face t-shirts:

Fags Before Flags, and other in-your-face t-shirts

cock holster, bukkake

5/20/17: Brainless Tales, with more news for penises:

Brainless Tales, with more news for penises

verb pork

5/26/17: Non-standard sex talk:

Non-standard sex talk

pounded ‘fucked’; boy to bottom man

5/27/17: Rodeos and sword dances:

Rodeos and sword dances

swordplay / swordfights / ?sword dances

5/31/17: The eve of Pride Month:

The eve of Pride Month

sex toys: dildos, cock rings, leashes, dick/cock slings/cages; glow-in-the-dark toys

6/2/17: Pride Time #1: The pink and the purple:

Pride Time #1: the pink and the purple

pink and purple as gay colors; pansy referring to a gay man

6/6/17: Distracting moments in gay male erotica:

Distracting moments in gay male erotica

barebacking, twinks

6/12/17: Anniversaries: 50, 55, and more:

Anniversaries: 50, 55, and more

masturbating another person; kissing

6/13/17: Poems about sluts:

Poems About Sluts

slut, cockslut, uberbottom, ubercocksucker

6/25/17: The feast day of Saint George of the Beverly Tearoom:

The feast day of Saint George of the Beverly Tearoom

tearoom sex, go down

6/28/17: More Magrittean disavowals:

More Magrittean disavowals

three-word expressions in mansex talk

7/2/17: The patriotic fig leaf:

The patriotic fig leaf

cum rag and its variants

7/29/17: Christian Sauce:

Christian Sauce

sauce ‘semen’

8/5/17: The clean-gasm:

The clean-gasm

book Wordgasm of quotes on seduction

8/8/17: The taunt:

The taunt

prostitution and its prices; verbs do, blow

8/15/17: July 24th, p. 9: two artists:

July 24th, p. 9: two artists

the sexual verb slam ‘fuck’

8/17/17: August 21st: two cartoons:

August 21st: two cartoons

#4 female masturbation

8/19/17: An urban jungle:

An urban jungle

cruising (in parks); “fruited plain” for cruising areas

8/25/17: Revisiting 3: dirty dogs:

Revisiting 3: dirty dogs

suggestive: hot, dog, pull, wrap, pork, stuff, Greek, cheese, sloppy

8/28/17: The cop and the gunner’s mate:

The cop and the gunner’s mate

pig, backroom bar, flit, backdoor

9/28/17: Cartoon corgi in love:

Briefly: cartoon corgi in love

in heat, lordosis

10/1/17: Ecstasy:


sexual ecstasy, ubercocksucker, uberbottom, neotantra

10/12/17: Pizza Boy outtakes:

Pizza Boy outtakes

sexual slang canyon yodeling; non-standard syntax of underwear as PL C noun

10/12/17: The pizza boy as cultural figure:

The pizza boy as cultural figure

spitroast in #11, inventions crostini carnali, carnostalini for ‘pizza boys’; assortment of terminology in note 4: pie, piece, piece of meat, piece of ass

10/13/17:Swords up on Friday the 13th:

Swords up on Friday the 13th

idiom get lucky

11/22/17: Mens Room Sausage:

Mens Room Sausage

plays with pig, pork, sausage; and the allusion to mensrooms

11/24/17: BF pornopaloozas:

BF pornopaloozas

transverse fellatio (playing the transverse flute); outward-facing sit-fucks; trans and cis; metoidioplasty

11/25/17: Pillowtalk:



12/15/17: Xmas follies 2017: the music:

Xmas follies 2017: the music

ho ‘whore, prostitute’; doll ‘woman’; get s.o. in the sack ‘bed s.o., have sex with s.o.’

12/18/17: Adventures in buggery and beanbags:

Adventures in buggery and beanbags

cornhole, corncob ‘to bugger’

12/23/17: they kitch-kissed again:

they kitchen-kissed again


12/31/17: News for penguins, penises, and Totoro:

News for penguins, penises, and Totoro

gangsuck, edging

1/11/18: Electric underwear:

Electric underwear

Breedwell company; breed referring to man-on-man bareback anal intercourse

1/24/18: This week’s stellar typo:

This week’s stellar typo

liquid pearls ‘semen’

2/13/18: Up in every way:

Up in every way

“vulgar slang” get it up

2/20/18: Butch homowear news for dogs:

Butch homowear news for dogs

slang dog ‘sexually promiscuus man or woman’

2/28/18: Ballet Down the Highway:

Ballet Down the Highway

nouns and verbs highball and ball, including sexual slang ball

3/5/18: Fingering:
finger sucking, finger fucking

3/5/18: fingerwork:


finger sucking, finger fucking

3/8/18: lubricity:


verbs jack, bang, cum towel, lubes

3/9/18: The further adventures of Dick Danger:

The further adventures of Dick Danger

sexual vocabulary (dick, flip fuck, etc.) and lots of double entendres

3/12/18: Shirtlessness and more: Bouguereau and Sargent:

Shirtlessness and more: Bouguereau and Sargent

bugger, sodomite in anal intercourse

3/15/18: It’s hard, ain’t it hard:

It’s hard, ain’t it hard

hard ‘erect’ (in sexual arousal)

3/15/18: Cumshots from muscle daddies:

Cumshots from muscle daddies

cum shot / cumshot, muscle daddy

3/16/18: Extended 69:

Extended 69

variants of 69 and names for these acts

3/17/18: Manly St. Patrick:

Manly St. Patrick

rimming, golden showers

3/19/18: I was a cock-teaser for Roosterama!:

I Was a Cock-Teaser for Roosterama!

cock-teasing in several senses

3/21/18: nameless sodomites:

nameless sodomites

much about sodomy and sodomites

4/1/18: Easter Fool’s:

Easter Fool’s

fuck like bunnies

4/9/18: The gay world of Yvon Goulet:

The gay world of Yvon Goulet

competitive seduction; queen; lunch ‘fellatio’

4/10/18: Two cartoons from friends:

Two cartoons from friends

to fist ‘to fist-fuck’, ‘to masturbate’

4/11/18: On the fisting patrol:

On the fisting patrol

4/12/18: Fisto:


fisting; sex slings

4/18/18: limbo dancers:

limbo dancers

sticking it under; subpartition sex / understall play

4/19/18: Erective affinities:

Erective affinities

flip-fuck; adjective erective; fuck-buddies

5/4/18: Stuff your furry fried:

Stuff your furry friend

metaphorical penetration verb stuff

5/5/18: Lusty days:

Lusty days

lusty combining ‘vigorous’ and ‘sexed up’

5/12/18: For Mothers Day:

For Mothers Day

various uses of daddy

5/17/18: Deshagged and pedicured:

Deshagged and pedicured

shag, pedicate, pedicator, pedicant; reclamation of terms; borrowing of terms referring to women to those referring to gay men

5/20/18: Blue light special:

Blue light special

barebacking, breed, seed

5/24/18: Crude japery:

Crude japery

bone, roll, cream and more

5/24/18: Syntactic phrase, compound word, portmanteau:

Syntactic phrase, compound word, portmanteau

male anus as sexual organ

5/30/18>: Punks:


6/2/18: Annals of gangbanging: Anonymous in Brooklyn:

Annals of gangbanging: Anonymous in Brooklyn

cumdump, breed

6/3/18: The rose and the flames:

The rose and the flames

lesbian porn flick Flaming Tongues as allusion to cunnilingus

6/4/18: Again withthe nose job:

Again with the nose job

nose job, nocturnal emission, wet dream

6/8/18: The possessed and the damned gather over cheese dip:

The possessed and the damned gather over cheese dip

invented sexual slang dip into s.o.’s chafing dish

6/10/18: Rainbow moments:

Rainbow moments

rainbow cock rings

6/15/18: Background foods and food discoveries:

Background foods and food discoveries

vaginal coney/cony/cunny

6/17/18: Muscle daddies for Fathers Day:

Muscle daddies for Fathers Day

body types, roles in sex

7/7/18: Following instructions:

Following instructions

copulatory verb cover

7/10/18: What did the Cretan bull say to Hercules when the hero tamed him?:

What did the Cretan bull say to Hercules when the hero tamed him?

Greek for reference to anal sex

7/22/18: Swiss Navy:

Swiss Navy

Swiss Navy lubricants for sex

7/27/18: Are You My Bottom?:

Are You My Bottom?

bottom for bodypart and role in sex

8/3/18: The rainbow pillars of Montréal:

The rainbow pillars of Montréal

t-room graffiti

8/5/18: Toga, tgae, togae!:

Toga, togae, togae!

the ejaculatory verb come

8/26/18: The penis art of Dave the Robot:

The penis art of David the Robot

cock bros, dick buddies, etc.

9/2/18: Ruthie reanalyzes, and so do lots of others:

Ruthie reanalyzes, and so do lots of others

spitten image and ejacuation

9/2/18: Molesting and abusing ambiguously:

Molesting and abusing ambiguously

verbs molest, abuse

10/6/18: News for French penises:

News for French penises

dildo / vibrator in the shape of the Eiffel Tower, with punning name La Tour Est Folle

10/29/18: Revisiting 18: hypallage in the garden:

Revisiting 18: hypallage in the garden

slang pro ‘prostitute’

11/4/18: Annals of word retrieval: in promiscuous positions

Annals of word retrieval: in promiscuous positions

promiscuous, provocative

12/13/18: Give head for Christmas:

Give Head for Christmas!

give head

2/10/19: The thinking condom’s typeface:

The thinking condom’s typeface


2/17/19: Eat it! The oral humiliation you deserve:

Eat it! The oral humiliation you deserve

sexual eat, fecal eat; beat it ‘beat off, masturbate’

3/17/19: V me, I’m Irish:

V me, I’m Irish

Agent-Subject, Patient-Object and Patient-Subject, Agent-Object senses of fuck; boxboy and the like

3/30/19: News for carnivorous penises:

News for carnivorous penises


3/31/19: Moon shorts 1: the Moons:

Moon shorts 1: the Moons

bottom boy; Tijuana bibles

4/27/19: A standout in his shorts:

A standout in his shorts


4/28/19: All ˈlaundry ˈis a ˈblur of ˈstatic ˈcling:

All ˈlaundry ˈis a ˈblur of ˈstatic ˈcling

frolic, cavort

5/1/19: Here we come a-frankerin’:

Here we come a-frankerin’

tosser, wanker

5/7/19: It’s come around again:

It’s come around again

vocabulary of masturbation; coinage chirosexual ‘concerning manual sex, masturbation’

5/16/19: Pooh’s honey pot:

Pooh’s honey pot

development of sexual senses of honeypot

5/25/19: High 5 from a bison:

High 5 from a bison

gay sexual sense of number ‘trick’

6/6/19: What makes the world go ’round?:

What makes the world go round?

enthusiastic cocksucking, enthusiastic bottoming, language of cruising

6/18/19: The clown facial:

The clown facial

cum facials

6/18/19: Portraits of Frank O’Hara:

Portraits of Frank O’Hara


6/19/19: The Magnificent WaterSports:

The Magnificent WaterSports

cream ‘semen’

6/21/19: Mickey gets stuffed for Pride:

Mickey gets stuffed for Pride

get stuffed

6/24/19: On your knees for St. George Michael:

On your knees for St. George Michael

tearoom sex, vocabulary of cocksucking

6/25/19: Fashion notes for Pride 2019:

Fashion notes for Pride 2019

verbs of playful movement with sexual senses

7/17/19: I do like a bit of cowboy butter to my meat:

I do like a bit of cowboy butter to my meat

sexual senses of butter, cream, cheese, meat; sexual associations of cowboys

8/2/19: Never go out without a speech balloon:

Never go out without a speech balloon

rubbers for condoms in HIV/AIDS campaigns

8/13/19: Contamination by association:

Contamination by association

touching or otherwise engaging with a penis

8/22/19: Annals of phallicity: symbol and simulacrum:

Annals of phallicity: symbol and simulacrum


9/2/19: Lexical adventures: kinks:

Lexical adventures: kinks

kink, to spit-roast

9/7/19: Big sexy prime birthday gay ice cream:
to felch

10/3/19: Pat-SU fuck: new vistas:

Pat-SU fuck: new visions

uses of sexual verb fuck; insertive, receptive; penintercourse; dirty sex talk

10/29/19: Annals of burritio:

Annals of burritio

analogies between eating and fellatio; sexual eat, suck, etc.

11/23/19: NOOKY at Poundland:

NOOKY at Poundland

NOOKY line of sex paraphernalia at the UK chain Poundland, in particular Viagroid capsules; the lexical item NOOKY / NOOKIE

12/24/19: Hung with care:

Hung with care

Vadim Temkin’s gay alphabet: plays on hung; other play on sexual vocabulary

2/5/20: haram / treyf:

haram / treyf

on the dirty and the forbidden

2/17/20: Preference labels and little pockets:

Preference labels and little pockets

slogan offers of oneself for fucking; and of one’s dick size

2/19/20: Trough Pride:

Trough Pride

sex pig

2/25/20: Timothy and Agrimony:

Timothy and Agrimony

gay types: twink, bitter old queen; 69 and positions for it

2/28/20: A clean t-room is a *happy* t-room:

A clean t-room is a *happy* t-room

language of t-room sex

3/7/20: Tragedies of the pandemic:

Tragedies of the pandemic

dick queen

3/18/20: Jazzing goes to college:

Jazzing Goes to College

jazz ‘have sex’; line-ups, or side-by-sides

☛ 4/23/20: The wolves of Rome (and Venice):

The wolves of Rome (and Venice)

syntax and semantics of suckle, suck, fuck

5/21/20: Bro Buddies:

Bro Buddies

bust a nut

6/7/20: Pride faces:

Pride faces

Reverse Cowboy fucking

6/29/20: Spilled his seed on the ground:

Spilled his seed on the ground

all about masturbation

7/7/20: Navy flamingos and roseate spoonbills:

7/9/20: Midnight Tropics:
anal intercourse

7/13/20: Turkish turquoise:
ass pirate / burglar

8/4/20: Surrogates:
sexual surrogates

8/4/20: Towards the high end of the hardness scale:
cumdump, breed

8/5/20: Caterpillars spinning platters:
ass/butt jockey

8/10/20: The pleasures of role reversal:
twink, daddy, bottom

8/11/20: Mansex positions: spitroasting:

8/29/20: Take me, please:
getting fucked

9/3/20: Take me, please (supine version):
getting fucked in more positions

9/20/20: Annals of remarkable commerce:

9/27/20: The No Tell Motel:
no-tell motel, no-name motel, love motel, fuck motel

1/10/21: Callipygian in his Levis:
the sexual verb do

2/18/21: Advances in dildo technology:

2/19/21: Lobster bands, and other restraints:
bondage devices, and their names

2/24/21: The bristly brute:

2/27/21: Golden Boy does a cock tease:

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