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Weinberg and Alan P. Bell, Homosexuality, An Annotated Bibliography, 1972, in Jonathan Katz, Gay American History, 1976). See a l s o ADJUSTMENT CENTER, BRAINWASH, a n d STRESS-PRODUCING STIMULUS. 17 B b ackside. The ass,- a general reference to the entire back of the body when, in truth, a single portion is meant. , Robin Hood, 1795). S. Post Office Department against that primeval playboy, Escjuire. Today, however, the euphemism is thought so innocuous that even broadcasters and FAMILY newspapers can use it without anyone raising an eyebrow, e.

For dying in general, continue With PASS AWAY. 33 black black. More a state of mind than a color, "black" applies to any of an infinite variety of skin hues, ranging from an off-white that is whiter than the skin of many so-called whites, to a black that is, indeed, magnificently black. The stretching of "black" to cover such a wide spectrum has caused a great deal of confusion in the minds of a great many people, including those who staff the U. S. Census Bureau. " . . If you write in "Oriental," you are considered Japanese.

A reproduction, the "authentic" being pure doubletalk, signifying nothing. " The phrase is much used by furniture dealers and reproducers of art treasures. (May Nelson Rockefeller's soul rest in peace. ) "From Esquire comes an ad passed on to me by Gould B. Hagler, of Atlanta,- in it, The Bombay Company offers 'an authentic reproduction of a fine old English antique. ' An authentic reproduction strikes me as not far removed from a genuine sham" Qohn Simon, Escjuire, 12/5/78). See also RIGHT, NOT.

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