Date: Tue, 25 Nov 1997 14:22:36 EST From: Larry Horn Subject: Re: autoerotic asphyxiation Arnold Zwicky writes, >i had a dear friend who was presumed to have died from this >practice in 1963, and i'm pretty sure "autoerotic asphyxiation" >was the term the police used. > >(it might have been suicide. but i remember the expression; >it was the first time i'd heard of it, or the practice it labels.) It's becoming clearer and clearer that even the identification of masturbation as a safe-sex practice is strongly context-dependent. Larry, on behalf of pragmaticists everywhere