Date: Thu, 16 Nov 1995 08:14:46 -0500 From: Wayne Glowka Subject: Re: Tomboy & Sissy tlc has said that the terms are common in prison lexicons. Is there implied ironic humor in the terms? implied euphemism? They strike me as delicate ways around words that seem more taboo. Wayne Glowka Professor of English Director of Research and Graduate Student Services Georgia College Milledgeville, GA 31061 912-453-4222 wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]