naked ...

Jim McKenney
Tue, 27 Jul 2004 20:44:50 PDT
At 11:15 PM 7/27/2004 EDT, Mark McDonough quoted tsuh yang:
>>just a small observation...  messages with the subject
>>"naked ladies" and "naked boys" tend to rouse
>>suspicion, and i'm sure, sometimes get filtered out by
>>the spam filters...  perhaps we should find another
>>subject line!  :-)

and then wrote: 
>Perhaps "clothing challenged ladies" or  "clothing challenged boys".

In a posting made July 26 under the subject "Naked lady nomenclature", I
made another suggestion which perhaps was not noticed in my signature.

No, I did not make that word up, and it has a long history of usage. My
guess is that only an entomologist would guess its meaning off the bat; but
there it is, available to anyone who wants to use it. 

Jim McKenney
Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where I'm sure everyone who
reads in seventeen-year cicada country must have encountered the
entomological version of the word during the last few months. 

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