10 Words that mean something completely different when you're a lesbian

Pass me the chapstick


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1. Gold star

 

What it actually means: A gold coloured star.

What it means to lesbians: A woman/lesbian who has never had sex with a man. 

 

2. Lipstick

 

What it actually means: Make-up in a variety of colours and shades applied to the lips.

What it means to lesbians: A feminine lesbian.

 

3. Chapstick

 

What it actually means: Transparent gloss or treatment for dry lips.

What it means to lesbians: A soft-butch, i.e: "Justin Bieber is such a soft butch."

 

4. Bieber

 

What it actually means: An extremely annoying pop-star. 

What it means to lesbians: A lesbian who looks like Justin Bieber.

 

5. Scissor

 

What it actually means: An instrument used in many homes and offices to cut material, paper and so forth.  

What it means to lesbians: An inappropriate question you are asked by complete strangers: "So, do you scissor?" 

 

6. Closet

 

What it actually means: Often found in bedrooms. Somewhere to store clothes, shoes and accessories. 

What it means to lesbians: A person/lesbian who is not yet open about their sexuality.

 

7. Pillow princess/queen

 

What it actually means: The ruler of all pillows. 

What it means to lesbians: A lesbian who likes to receive oral sex, but not reciprocate. 

 

8. Top

 

What it actually means: The highest point/peak. 

What it means to lesbians: A woman who prefers to give pleasure and is the most dominant in bedroom.

 

9. Vanilla

 

What it actually means: Obtained from vanilla pods and used to flavour foods, such as ice-cream.

What it means to lesbians: Sex without slings, handcuffs and other spicy accoutrements. 

 

10. Sister

 

What it actually means: A biological sibling with whom you share parent(s).

What it means to lesbians: A straight woman or lesbian friend who you are not sexually attracted to. Usually used in response to constant questioning about whether you fancy a close friend: "Ugh, no. She's like my sister."

 

 

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