Date: Wed, 15 Nov 1995 13:14:57 -0800 From: THOMAS CLARK Subject: Re: Tomboy & Sissy Any prison lexicon study shows the same usage among prisoners. tlc > > However, I know someone who works in the Georgia prison system who > > regularly uses "tomboy" and "sissy" to refer to the female and male > > homosexuals in prison. He became a teenager in the South in the 1950s. Is > > he using a personal set of euphemisms or did I miss something as a naive > > child? >