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And, with further intimacy, attachment develops into affection. ' Its perennial affection is love. (Janet Flannery Jackson and Joseph Jackson, Injant Culture, 1978) bordello. Literally, a little house, such as a cabin or hut, but in practice a fancy name for a whorehouse. See also HOUSE. bosom aka bazoom. The breasts. Technically, only the singular is required: "Bosom I saw, both full, throat warbling" Games Joyce, Ulysses, 1922). Modern euphemizers, however, perhaps less certain than Joyce of what they are doing, tend to double their bets with the plural, as in: "What you react to, first, are the artsy drawings, in color, of a man (well-hung) and a woman (slender but with bosoms) going through a 30-page sexual exhibition" (review of The Joy of Sex, New Times, 2/22/74).

For more about the British fear of blood, see RUDDY. bleep. The electronic sound, made when a censor erases an unbroadcastable word from a television tape, has been converted to print in order to save the eyes as well as the ears from any possible embarrassment. As former New York Yankee manager Billy Martin is unlikely to have said, following his ejection from a baseball game: "'You know what the ironic part of this bleeping game i s ? . I'll get fined $250 and the bleeping umpire blows five calls at second base'" {New York Post, 7/2/76).

The 'Hall's' distinctive clientele were bitterly hated, and finally scattered by the police, merely because of their cogenital bisexuality. The sexually full-fledged were crying for blood. . " (Jonathan Katz, Gay American History, 1976). One reason for using "bisexual" in the nineteenth century was that "homosexual" was still a very new word,- see LOVE THAT DARE NOT SPEAK ITS NAME, THE. And for other modern forms of bisexuality, continue with AC/DC, AMBIDEXTROUS, and GREEK ARTS. bite the dust.

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