Talk:top

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Is the word "top" related to the words "topography" and "topology"? —This comment was unsigned.

I do not think so. The topo- (nor top-) prefix isn't yet defined here yet, but I'm think they are unrelated. --Connel MacKenzie 21:12, 3 October 2006 (UTC)
No, they are not related. The word top is from Proto-Germanic *tuppaz. It entered Proto-Germanic from an unknown non-Indo-European language. However, the top- of words such as topography, topology, and utopia is from Greek τόπος (topos, place). —Stephen 00:40, 5 October 2006 (UTC)

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Just because one is a top doesn't neccessarily mean one is sexually "active" or "dominant". I think that is a bit misleading. Tooironic 08:23, 14 November 2009 (UTC)

fucking would be more precise, gay slang has pushy bottom as "active" or "dominant" partner in a sexual play where one is nevertheless fucked. --Diligent 18:32, 14 June 2011 (UTC)