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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~
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You know how close you're coming to the Hebrew word for "lord/master",
right? :-P


-Stephen (Steg)
 "happy Martian Day!"