Friday, December 15, 2006
1. Grab the book closest to you.
2. Open to page 123, go down to the fifth sentence
3. Post the text of next 3 sentences on your blog
4. Name of the book and the author
5. Tag three people
eh, well. nobody asked, but here you go:
"In his magisterial treatment of the history of prostitution, the German physician Iwan Bloch tells us that it develops as a byproduct of the regulation of sexuality: 'Prostitution appears among primitive people wherever free sexual intercourse is curtailed or limited. It is nothing else than a substitute for a new form of primitive promiscuity.' While this is undoubtably true, it does not explain under what conditions prostitution arises and becomes institutionalized in a given society. It also ignores the commercial aspect of prostitution by treating it as though it were simply a variant form of sexual arrangement among consenting parties."
Lerner, Gerda. The Creation of Patriarchy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.
there - are you people happy now?
I tag Jean, and guyanese_terror, and taihae
Just what is a squat toilet, and how is it used? The example illustrated is the kind of squat toilet frequently encountered.
[Editor's note: To cleanse after using a squat toilet, many people splash water on their rear(a water basin is often provided). ...]...
Uncle John's Great Big Bathroom Reader(no shit! Pun intended...), Bathroom Reader's Institute.
Tagging? I'm still working on the squat toilet...
great to see you back.