A place where nobody dared to go The love that we came to know
They call it Xanadu
(It takes your breath and it'll leave you blind)
Cheesy movie, but at least it gives us an X word. And yes, there's Xerox, X-ray, and Xylophone
X-Rated from Roget's Thesaurus - racy, lewd, salacious, erotic, pornographic, adult, impure, obscene, smut, bawdy, filthy, blue. What constitutes an x-rating? Justice Potter Stewart in an obscenity case said hard-core pornography is hard to define, but "I know it when I see it". He did go on in that case to defend the movie in question against further censorship.
Lolita and Lady Chatterly's Lover were considered pretty darn racy for their time and are still subject to censorship issues.
Like many drugs, Xanax, can be poisonous if overused and abused. Prescribed to relieve short term anxiety, it can be quite addictive
Joanne Faries, originally from the Philadelphia area, lives in Texas with her husband Ray. She considers herself fortunate to be able to pursue a writing career after eons in the business world. Joanne enjoys reading and movies, and is the film critic for the Little Paper of San Saba.