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Karalily
28808.  Sat Oct 29, 2005 4:37 pm Reply with quote

There are two meanings here;

http://geography.about.com/library/weekly/aa033000a.htm

Or of course;

Quote:
1931, Amer.Eng., probably shortening of morphadike, dialectal garbling of hermaphrodite, but bulldyker "engage in lesbian activities" is attested from 1921, and a source from 1896 lists dyke as slang for "the vulva."


http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=dyke

Could make for some fun with Stephen Fry around ;)

 
Mostly Harmless
28809.  Sat Oct 29, 2005 4:42 pm Reply with quote

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ficklefiend
28810.  Sat Oct 29, 2005 4:43 pm Reply with quote

Hey gae up ma cuddy,
Ma cuddy's ower the dyke,
And if you touch ma cuddy,
Ma cuddy i'l gee ya a bite.

ANG!

 
Tas
29031.  Mon Oct 31, 2005 8:45 am Reply with quote

Of course, there is the very obvious and juvenile joke about the little dutch boy, his finger, and a leaking dyke....

*snigger*

 
Gaazy
29420.  Thu Nov 03, 2005 10:38 am Reply with quote

I wonder what the Americans make of the name of one of Britain's oldest and best brass bands, the Black Dyke Band.

http://www.blackdykeband.co.uk/bdb/2003/

 
tetsabb
35769.  Mon Nov 28, 2005 10:24 am Reply with quote

There is the Devil's Dyke near Brighton. a large gash in the Downs. In the late 70s in the area there was a short-lived punk band, composed of women only, called the Devil's Dykes.....

 
gerontius grumpus
36291.  Wed Nov 30, 2005 6:28 pm Reply with quote

I once saw some interesting graffiti in the London underground.
It was on a large poster advertising furniture I think.
It was a rather boring picture of a man and woman seemingly flirting.
Speech bubbles had been added.

She: "I'm a dyke".

He: "Does that mean I can put my finger in it?"


Sorry to lower the tone, I don't think it made it into the Nigel Rees books.

 

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