Glamour Re-Names Common Sex Terms is apparently not into certain sex terms and I think we can all agree that some terms of way more embarrassing to say than to engage in the act they reflect. In other words, I’m on board with renaming a few sex terms. That said, “it” instead of “boner”? Why not “erection”? Or “erect penis”? Or “Hippo Giggles” instead of “queef”? Please, no.

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  • Searah D

    Oh no. “It” is so immature!