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September 12, 2023

What Has a Bottom at the Top?

Riddles are a fun way to pass the time, and they can often be more difficult than they seem. A good riddle can challenge the brain and make you think. There are a lot of different riddles to choose from, and the answer to one such question recently resurfaced: what has a bottom at the top?

A quick online search will reveal that there are a number of possible answers to this question, with some being more complex than others. Essentially, top and bottom are sexual terms that refer to who enjoys penetrating or being penetrated during sex.

Depending on the context, these terms can also refer to other types of power dynamics and roles during sex. For instance, in the BDSM community, "top" is often used to describe a partner who inflicts pain, enacts control, or otherwise subjects his or her partner to acts associated with bondage, discipline, and sadomasochism, while "bottom" is usually reserved for a person who derives pleasure from such experiences. A top who takes direction from his or her bottom's explicitly expressed wishes is sometimes known as a service bottom.

Similarly, "vers" or switch refers to someone who enjoys both penetrating and being penetrated during sex, while side describes a person who prefers other sex acts like oral sex, hand sex, and rimming. Regardless of the term you use, it's important to remember that not all tops are compatible with all bottoms, and vice versa.