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prooh dish

  • s  exaggeratedly proper

  • Our exclusive survey shows Asians are throwing off their prudish habits and evolving a whole new attitude to sex: anything goes Gone Fishing: Reeling in the men at a Shanghai .
  • And during Bill Clinton's sex scandal and impeachment in 1996, the French told American reporters that the event simply proved to them the overly prudish nature of the United States.
  • The prevalence of onscreen sexual assault is all the more remarkable because censors in India are generally quite prudish.
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  • Online Gambling: A Pastime Whose Time Has Come
    While the oldest profession is fairly well agreed upon, my guess is the world’s oldest pastime might just be gambling. Constraints against freedom to legally exercise these instincts vary widely, depending on your location. If Macau is one of the more libertine places on the planet then in comparison, here in America our laws might be considered downright prudish.
    June 30, 2013 - Forbes

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