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(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" comes
from - 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Haven't heard that usage in my vast (though out of date) wanderings...maybe it's UK?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.


Rik Roots <rik@...>
Ph. D. <phild@...>