by Chuck Palahniuk
Men and Masculinity Quotes in Fight Club
How we cite our quotes: (Chapter. Paragraph)
Bob has tits because his testosterone ration is too high. Raise the testosterone level too much, your body ups the estrogen to seek a balance. (2.14)
Bob is an interesting mix of masculine and feminine. He's taken on this more feminine appearance by becoming too macho. It's like when an old arcade machine's score gets so high, it rolls over to zero. Not cool—we were so in the lead.
Huevos, Bob said. Gonads. Nuts. Jewels. Testes. Balls. In Mexico, where you buy your steroids, they call them "eggs." (2.65)
Why do we have so many words for male genitalia? More importantly, why do they all get listed here?