On Wed, 1 May 2002 00:59:26 -0500 Danny Wier <[log in to unmask]> writes: > By the way, the Techians, who aren't homophobic but don't mind using > a slang > term or two, need a word for "gay, homosexual male". I tried to find > the > Arabic word for "gay" (the more traditional meaning) and came up > with about > a hundred synonyms, so I tried French, and got the same. One of them > was > Adonis. I was thinking the Tech slang term for a gay (in a cute way, > not > really pejorative -- Techians are the most tolerant of people) could > be > |?adonis|, or Techified, |?adoni| [?@do:n']. (That could also be a > term for > a really pretty guy, also known as a "pretty boy", "preppy" etc., or > someone who's very narcissistic.) > The feminine counterpart of course would be |lesbiyah|. > ~Danny~ - You know how close you're coming to the Hebrew word for "lord/master", right? :-P -Stephen (Steg) "happy Martian Day!"