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

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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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Fascinating Angela !

I suppose Nair hadn't been invented in Ruskin's day ! :drinkers:
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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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Hence the 'Brazilian' and the 'Hollywood' ?
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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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I am having no problems. Have you deleted your cookies?
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Not to my knowledge, but this time was OK.....
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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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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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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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OOps.So not just you and me Mary, but at least JR also... all needing to log in more often than previously.
Wonder what is going on?
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