In the Seinfeld episode "The Junior Mints" Jerry is going out with a girl whose name he can't remember, who tells him that it rhymes with a part of the female anatomy. Later we discover that her name is Dolores. What body part does that rhyme with?

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Clitoris, though it only rhymes with a specific pronunciation (cli-TO-ris instead of CLI-toris). It's discussed on the episode's Wiki page which also explains George's bizarre name suggestions (e.g. Loleola) and includes this little tidbit:

According to the "Inside Look" from the DVD, the writers had trouble coming up with a name for Jerry's girlfriend, initially settling upon "Cloris". When filming the episode, a comedian would warm up the studio audience in between filming scenes and asked them to guess Jerry's girlfriend's name; one audience member guessed Dolores, which was deemed a better fit than their first choice. Jerry Seinfeld approved in time to add it to the script and the scene was shot with that being the character's name. Afterwards, a producer for the show was amused to overhear the audience member's husband saying "you guessed right!"

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    I think George didn’t suggest “Loleola”. He suggested “Celeste”, “Kest”, “Rest”, “Sest”, “Hest”, “Aretha”, “Bovary” and “Mulva”. Jerry tried “Gipple” and “Loleola” at the end of the episode. Jul 2, 2020 at 13:45
  • We don't actually get confirmation that her name is Dolores. I was thinking "Regina" and assumed that this was so obvious that they left out the confirmation in the show. Oct 23, 2021 at 18:41
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    They more or less confirm it in S8:E1 where she shows back up and he keeps dropping her name into the conversation w/ her over and over.
    – xdhmoore
    May 22, 2022 at 0:37
  • @Philippe-AndréLorin Do you know what is Aretha supposed to rhyme with?
    – kaqqao
    Aug 1, 2022 at 8:55
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    @kaqqao Urethra Aug 12, 2022 at 17:23

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