A Conversation for Descriptors for Sexual Minorities

Another Euphemism

Post 1

Roundley The Terminator

I understand that in late 1800's early 1900's the 'code word' for gay men was Earnest--He's an earnest young man. Hence the title of Oscar Wilde's excellent play: The Importance of Being Earnest.

Furthermore, the nickname for one's paramour was Cecile, also refered to in Wilde's Play.

Another Euphemism

Post 2

Fragilis - h2g2 Cured My Tabular Obsession

Heh heh. I hadn't heard that one. It's a marvelous piece of trivia! Thanks. smiley - smiley

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