Vagina By Any Other Name

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, By any other name would smell as sweet.”

Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2)

I would say Shakespeare’s words don’t just apply to a rose but apply to our genitals as well. It is amazing how many different names we have for the female genitalia. Some choose a “cutesy” term, some go for the clinical, and everywhere in between. Though I have noticed how often women make judgments about other women based upon what they choose to call their genitals, and also what men choose to call those same parts of the female body.

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