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    Default How to say "Scrotum" in informal expression?

    Hi All,

    I'd like to know how to say "Scrotum" in informal expression? Thanks

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    Default Re: How to say "Scrotum" in informal expression?

    "Sack" is simple enough. Depends what the 'informality' is for.

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    Default Re: How to say "Scrotum" in informal expression?

    "ball sack" is what I would say.
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    Default Re: How to say "Scrotum" in informal expression?

    ball bag, nut sack, scrote (possibly AusE)

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    Default Re: How to say "Scrotum" in informal expression?

    Balls or nuts are the two most common in America that I've heard. Or the whole package together would be "frank and beans" or "fruit bowl" (like a banana, etc)

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    Default Re: How to say "Scrotum" in informal expression?

    Quote Originally Posted by Profesoressa View Post
    Balls or nuts are the two most common in America that I've heard. Or the whole package together would be "frank and beans" or "fruit bowl" (like a banana, etc)
    Balls or nuts should mean the testes, not the scrotum. I just wanted to know the container name for holding the balls or nuts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Williamyh View Post
    Balls or nuts should mean the testes, not the scrotum. I just wanted to know the container name for holding the balls or nuts.
    It's rare - in British English - for the container to be called anything other than 'scrotum': that's the word comedians would use, for example.

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    Default Re: How to say "Scrotum" in informal expression?

    balls bollox nuts. BUT THESE WORDS SHOULD ONLY BE USED AMONGST FRIENDS NOT FOR GENERAL CONVERSATION. SOMEONE could always take offence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Antonson View Post
    "ball sack" is what I would say.
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    I had never heard this, until yesterday - in an American film. It's not (yet) idiomatic in Br English.

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    Default Re: How to say "Scrotum" in informal expression?

    Would "sac" be OK?

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