Sex 'n' Drugs 'n' Rock'n'Roll Part 1: Substance Abuse

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Post by J.R. » Sat Feb 07, 2009 2:46 pm

So when WAS pubic hair 'invented' ?????
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Post by englishangel » Sat Feb 07, 2009 3:15 pm

:mutley:
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Post by Angela Woodford » Sat Feb 07, 2009 5:14 pm

J.R. wrote:So when WAS pubic hair 'invented' ?????

This reminds me of the predicament of art critic John Ruskin. (Back to 1848...)

Ruskin, according to art legend, having been brought up appreciating smooth white classical statues, was aghast to find that his new bride Effie Gray, had pubic hair. Eeuch! The marriage was never consummated, and after a few years, Effie ran off with Ruskin's great mate John Everett Millais.

The shock of the pubic hair caused Ruskin to fall into a decline from which he never quite recovered. Although I think - but correct me - that he rallied after some time to fall in love with an eleven year old called (??) Rose La Touche.

Shame nobody thought to tuck a Victorian equivalent of Health and Effie-ciency into his attaché case...

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Post by J.R. » Sat Feb 07, 2009 5:26 pm

Fascinating Angela !

I suppose Nair hadn't been invented in Ruskin's day ! :drinkers:
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Post by michael scuffil » Sat Feb 07, 2009 10:23 pm

J.R. wrote:So when WAS pubic hair 'invented' ?????

To judge by my recent experience of clothing-optional beaches (to use the preferred North American term), it's been disinvented, even by men. Weird.
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Post by J.R. » Sun Feb 08, 2009 2:39 pm

Hence the 'Brazilian' and the 'Hollywood' ?
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Post by englishangel » Sun Feb 08, 2009 3:23 pm

I blame the footballers
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I'm lost...
and why do I have to log in separately each time, today......? Is it just me?
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Post by englishangel » Sun Feb 08, 2009 3:30 pm

I am having no problems. Have you deleted your cookies?
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Post by kerrensimmonds » Sun Feb 08, 2009 3:45 pm

Not to my knowledge, but this time was OK.....
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Post by MKM » Sun Feb 08, 2009 4:03 pm

I've noticed, for a few days now, that I have to log in more often than I used to, so it's not just you Kerren.
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Post by J.R. » Sun Feb 08, 2009 4:07 pm

Me too !!!!

Every time I want to use the site.

J-U-L-I-A-N ?????????
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Yes, yet again, I had to log in from scratch in order to receive this message..... AArrgghh
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Post by englishangel » Sun Feb 08, 2009 4:54 pm

As I said I am having no trouble, but if MKM is, there is obviously a problem somewhere.
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:oops:
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