Date: Mon, 23 Oct 1995 09:49:02 -0500 From: "Kathleen M. O'Neill" Subject: Testosto-thoughts My boyfriend and I are fond of using the prefix "testosto-" with many words. For example, we jokingly refer to grilling as a "testosto-job" and to Guinness as a "testosto-drink." Perhaps the male equivalent could be "Testosto-Americans." Just a silly thought! Kate > Y'all seem to think that the beginning of this sentence is limited to >the southern U.S. Isn't it also used in New York? Up there they >pronounce it "youse" as in "youse guys" are outta your turf. Come to >think of it I have never heard it used referring to females. > >The other night on TV a character evidently designed in the Mark Furman >mold coined a new, obnoxious term. He said "I don't discriminate against >Afro-Americans or gyno-Americans." I wonder what the term would be for men? >Any ideas? > > > >Seth Sklarey >Wittgenstein School of the Unwritten Word >Coconut Grove, FL >