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Sex & Intimacy / 4:52 PM - Friday January 26, 2007

why is it called "cum"???? is it a twist from the word "come" or is there a scientific reason? just

why is it called "cum"???? is it a twist from the word "come" or is there a scientific reason? just curious...

- Asked by angel666, Female, 26-28, New York, Student

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I think it's a twist from the word 'come' as in "to come to orgasm". I think! ;)

~dev~ x

- Response by devonette, Female, 26-28, Administrative

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Great question,I really have no idea.

- Response by eagerbeaver, Female, 29-35, Who Cares?

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maybe its from "cirCUMcised" - really i dont know....

- Response by sherocks, Female, 36-45, Dallas, Internet / New Media

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good question if you find out. pop your question when you find out.

- Response by aqt4u2c01, Female, 46-55, San Diego, Who Cares?

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Haha. I love how brave thinks he came up with that word!

- Response by noelle22, Female, 36-45, Washington, DC

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I have no idea. The real term is ejaculate. Which comes from the prostate, and pickes up sperm in the testes (assuming you have two).

I first saw the word in cheap pulp erotic novels. To be honest, I thought that the author could not spell ejaculate, and certainly cum uses less ink and is easier to put on the page. It also has a certain gross sound, that these books like. The spelling, I am almost sure, is to distinguise it from come. But I still cannot figure out why it would be a word.

but sex is full of words that make little or no sense. "dick" "cock" "pussy" etc.

- Response by welloone, A Mr. Married Guy, Male, 66 or older, Retired

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Its just slang, its not correct spelling and its CERTAINLY not scientific!

- Response by xerxes, An Intellectual Guy, Male, 46-55, Washington, DC, Lawyer

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