--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" <sparaig@> wrote:
> >
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <jstein@> 
wrote:
> <snip>
> > > (Side note: I wish to heck folks could bring themselves
> > > to use the term "uterus" rather than the biblical-
> > > sounding "womb" when they're speaking clinically.  We
> > > no longer shy away from "penis" and "vagina"; why should
> > > "uterus" seem so threatening a term that we have to
> > > substitute "womb"?)
> > 
> > Er, don't like "dick" or "cunt," either? Blame the Normans.
> 
> Uh...huh?
> 
> When does anybody use "dick" or "cunt" in a clinical
> context?
>

That's my point, Judy. Those are no-no words to use in polite company 
including medical contexts, even though they are unambiguous and 
shorter to boot.






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