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Re: Turning Japanese

Posted by Lotg on October 22, 2004

In Reply to: Turning Japanese posted by Lewis on October 22, 2004

: : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : I recall a rather pretentious friend (read acquaintance) of mine once telling her boyfriend that she'd drunk an 'elegant sufficiency'.

: : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : I remember at the time thinking - ahhhhhhhh.... no, you're drunk - 'para', 'p*ssed as a newt', 'gonzo', ratsh*t, etc.

: : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : She then reeled off a series of apparently lady-like terms for less than lady-like behaviour. eg. I have fluffed - I squeaked. What the...???

: : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : As a girl from the bush, I considered all of this to be a serious case of BS. Yes indeed, we are inclined to 'talk straight' when we're from the bush. Fluffing is what we always called f*rting, squeaking - well to be frank, I never figured that one out.

: : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : So - my question here is, does anyone else have any other pretentious - supposedly lady-like terms I can use to cover up for primal/ignorant behaviour, AND does anyone else have the faintest idea what 'squeaking' is??? Cos - I have to admit - I never did figure out that whole 'squeaking' thing. Squealing - well yeah OK, I can work with that possibility, but SQUEAKING???

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: : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : I've heard 'glowing' for 'sweating'.

: : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : Yes, Lady Camel. Horses sweat, gentlemen perspire and ladies glow.

: : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : It might be an indication that the person is a 'tight ass.'
: : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : How about 'dropping a rose?'

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: : : : : : : : : : : : : : : Squeaking is (I thought) a humorous term for 'farting'. Sorry for the indelicacy.

: : : : : : : : : : : : : : : DFG

: : : : : : : : : : : : : : Squeaking is letting out one of those farts that emerge with the sound of a party squealer!

: : : : : : : : : : : : : : Us men were ignorant of the fact that girls fart until "laddette" culture made them proud of it!

: : : : : : : : : : : : : : Young girls today! tsk.

: : : : : : : : : : : : : 'Laddette culture'??? Lewis, explain please!

: : : : : : : : : : : : My kids used to call far*ing --- shooting a bunny.

: : : : : : : : : : Going to the mens room to 'drain the lizard'

: : : : : : : : : Well I've never heard 'falling of the roof' or 'shooting the bunny' before - and I'm with Fluffer - Lewis, what's 'laddette culture'?

: : : : : : : : Similarly reptilian in vein for going to the men's room is "siphoning the python", which tells you all you need to know about male aspirations. A personal genteel favourite for a female act of flatulence is "dropping one's handbag". As for "ladette" (I prefer the single d spelling), ladettes emerged in the early to mid 90's and were/are loud-mouthed, brash, pack-hunting yobbish beer-swilling 17 to 25-ish girls determinedly assuming all the least likeable traits of their male counterparts of a similar age - imagine a hen night in Essex and you'll get the general drift, except for ladettes, no such special occasion is required.

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: : : : : : : Goddess, you say you're with Fluffer........does that mean you're possibly a fluffer, too? We're talking about the modern definition, now.

: : : : : : Acme, please be a gentleman and DO NOT tell Lotg or anyone else what a fluffer is. (Shudder!) SS

: : : : : Cat's already out of the bag Smokey. Plus - frankly, I'd already heard it before. But to answer ACME - nooooooooo, my reference to 'Fluffer' was to the PF who addressed him/herself as 'Fluffer' - I will make no other such public admissions and certainly not on this forum - hehe.

: : : : 'The vapors' was used in the South many years ago. I think it refers to gas.

: : : : A "honky tonk woman" was the closest American equivalent of a ladette that came to my mind. However, there is no age bracket involved.

: : : laddette or ladette culture is as explained above - young women of the 18-30 age group adopting all the asinine qualities of their male counterparts - binge-drinking, sexual-boasting and general rudeness. it all reveals a lack of discrimination or style and certainly removes the 'mystery' of womanhood. contrary to TV ads - no longer are feminine hygeine products a delicate matter, in ladette culture they should be packaged in day-glo wrappers! it appears to follow on from Spice Girls' "Girl Power" an empty vacuum of brash fashion without style that enhanced the likelihood of "chav culture".

: : : honky-tonk women were surely just lushes?

: : : "fluffers" not to be confused with "flappers" have a particularly hard job in the adult movie industry - it is their task to ensure that when "Woody" is needed on set, he is ready to appear.

: : : Subtlely put, by my standards for you of delicate dispositions. You can stop reading.

: : : Stuff that contrivance - "fluffers" are women employed on a porn-set to ensure the male performers have erections at the right time. they appear to be more frequent in urban myth than in accounts from the industry itself. almost all male performers claim not to need 'fluffing' and they can 'get wood' on cue.
: : : never having been in that industry, I wouldn't know who to believe. it is much better to explain in straight-forward terms, IMO.

: : : BTW - I do not know if they drive convertibles.

: : Still keeping a safe distance from both the 'fluffer' and 'convertible' issues - I'd like to refer back to a couple of threads ago where I think it was Bookworm who meantioned 'the vapours'. I don't know about other countries, but in Australia when you say someone's getting the vapours, their eyes and they're about to cry - or if they've already got the vapours, they are crying.

: The Vapors had a single "Turning Japanese" which had something to do with 'fluffing' oneself.

: to 'have the vapours' was an expression for to come over all faint or weak and feeble - used of women in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
: maybe it was something to do with the quality of ectoplasm in those days.

I don't know, but I nearly got the vapours when I just re-read my previous entry. My 'meantioned' should have been 'mentioned' and my sentence "their eyes and they're about to cry", should have been "their eyes 'well up' and they're about to cry'. No idea what I was on when I typed all that.