Alice Munro-filter: What on earth does "b.t.m" stand for?
October 14, 2013 7:55 AM Subscribe
I've been devouring the Alice Munro stories that have been popping up online since her big win. In one, "The Beggar Maid"
, a character says, in reference to tight clothing, "“You wouldn’t want your b.t.m. to show, now would you?” What does this refer to?
posted by ZaphodB to media & arts (8 answers total)
It's hardly central to the story, but googling hasn't yielded anything and I'm awfully curious to see if I'm missing out on some interesting older slang. The story was published in 1977 but reads like the events happened earlier.