(OT) Translation: Trolls and their Management
|From:||Roger Mills <romilly@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, January 18, 2004, 22:38|
Rik Roots wrote:
(re troll in the fishing sense)
> Indeed - this is where (I think) the gay slang term "trolling" comesfrom - a
> man on the hunt for sex will troll the bars for some action.
Haven't heard that usage in my vast (though out of date) wanderings...maybe
it's UK? However, some 20 years ago a friend in Indiana sent me a clipping
from his local paper, in which a judge referred to prostitutes "trolling for
trade" (or tricks, I disremember). He thought it quite unique at the time.