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Bible Verses Where The Word “Hell” Has Been Replaced By “Squaresville”

Numbers 16:30

But if the Lord make a new thing, and the earth open her mouth, and swallow them up, with all that appertain unto them, and they go down quick into Squaresville; then ye shall understand that these men have provoked the Lord.

Psalm 30:3

O Lord, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to Squaresville.

Psalm 139:8

If I ascend into heaven, You are there; If I make my bed in Squaresville, behold, You are there.

Proverbs 7:27

Her house is the way to Squaresville, Descending to the chambers of death.

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Every Single Scene With Kitties From The Entire Series Run Of The Trailer Park Boys

“I’m kind of the guy who looks out for all the kitties in the park. Otherwise there’d be nobody to take care of ’em. This cocksucker here, I found him in a storm drain. Fur all messed up, fuckin’ names spray-painted on ‘im, and bird ox all fuckin’ stuck to him. But I cleaned him all up. Look at ‘im. That’s one fuckin’ nice kitty right there.”

If you are having a particularly difficult Monday, and finding it painful to imagine making it through the end of this week, with the prospect of yet another week to come after that, allow this to wash over you. Perhaps there is something dim, distant, profane, tender looking out for you – it cannot be everywhere at once, and it cannot stop your fur from being spray-painted, but it is looking out for you, no matter where you may be in the park, and if you are stuck in a storm drain, this dim-and-distant caretaker will climb into it and coax you out with a bit of canned salmon and scrub you clean, and dry you with a small dish towel, and declare you “one fuckin’ nice kitty right there.” And perhaps that will be enough.

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A Bit Of Fry And Laurie Friday: Psychiatrists

I’m not sure how many of their sketches could be described as “a series of mirrored regressions,” but this is probably the best one of the lot.

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Two Ways Of Writing About Sex Work

There’s been some good and thoughtful reporting over the Rentboy arrests over the last few days. From Graeme Reid at Human Rights Watch:

Rentboy.com connects male escorts to clients in the same way that Uber does for transport, or Airbnb does for accommodation. There are no middlemen, thus affording users control and autonomy over the services brokered through the website. The website connects consenting adults. None of the government statements about the raid have alleged any coercion or involvement of underage persons.

It is hard to see the harm done by Rentboy.com, but it’s easy to see the harm done by the raid on society at large. The criminalization of voluntary, consensual sexual relations among adults is incompatible with the rights to personal autonomy and privacy – internationally recognized human rights that everyone, including individuals engaged in sex work, is entitled to. Criminalization creates barriers for those engaged in sex work to exercise basic rights and to seek access to justice, health care, and other available services.

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How To Tell If You’re In A Chivalric Romance By Chrétien de Troyes

A disrespectful maiden becomes your only friend after you kill the man who kidnapped the other man who killed her first boyfriend.

Sir Kay is taunting you.

Your story has broken off, unfinished.

You successfully defend yourself against accusations of having slept with your lord’s wife. You have, but you find a way to protest your innocence without actually lying, so God helps you murder your completely justified accusers, most of whom are Cornish.

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Peak Dad Has Been Achieved By Mine Own Dad

Don’t look directly at it.

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11 Photos That Show The Beauty Of Breastfeeding

Whether you breastfeed exclusively, prefer to use formula, or have adopted a mix of both methods, we can all agree that nursing is a beautiful, natural moment between a mother and child. It’s a shame we still live in a society that shames and sometimes even criminalizes parents for trying to feed their babies in public. Check out these pictures of parents of all kinds that remind us whether we breastfeed or not, it’s a loving, natural act we can all get behind.

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Code Words For “Sexually Active” In Classic Films

Previously.

If you hear any of the following words or phrases used to describe someone in a movie made before 1970, odds are good that they’re trying to tell you about a tight ankle, a real bank-opener, a central casting girl, a man who knows his onions from his applesauce.

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