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You can’t snub people who ignore you

Apparently I live in the friendliest place in England. But saying that is like saying this guy is the most open-minded and accepting ISIS fighter. I learned quickly that rude and polite are standards unique to each society. People here … Continue reading

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Kushiel’s Mercy readalong: weeks 6 and 7

Ok, so I had to stop reading after week 5. I realized why this book isn’t my favorite of the series despite having 200 pages or so that I love more than any other portion. It’s because Sidonie and Imriel … Continue reading

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Kushiel’s Mercy readalong: week 5

Chapters 50-62. Questions by Lynn.

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The Sex Lives of Eunuchs

Originally posted on The Closet Professor:
Throughout history, there has existed basically three types of eunuchs:? those where were castrated before puberty, those who were castrated after puberty, and those who had their penis and testicles removed during the castration.…

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Kushiel’s Mercy: week 1

Last book you guys!!! (Well, I don’t know if you guys are planning on reading the other series..) Anyway, yay! Here we go. Chapters 1-10. Questions by Susan.

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Kushiel’s Scion readalong: week 8

Last week for the Kushiel’s Scion readalong. Questions by me. Once again, thanks everyone for participating. It’s been fun!

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Kushiel’s Scion readalong: week 3

This week it’s chapters 20-27. Questions by me. Here there be spoilers.

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Kushiel’s Scion readalong: week 1

Hi all! Hooray! We’re on the next book in Jacqueline Carey’s Kushiel’s Legacy! I’m a bit behind this week due to whatthefuckery, but onward! This week is the prologue through chapter 11. Questions by Susan.

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on conversations with moms

From a mother about giving her first born Cheerios for the first time: “I’m going to give it to him in the parking lot of the hospital so if he starts choking, the ER is right there.” From a mother about … Continue reading

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Explanation of certain terms

Politically correct–describing an action to include or not offend a historically oppressed minority that makes me feel bad about myself and is therefore wrong and must be stopped because I’m not a historically oppressed minority and I pretend I don’t … Continue reading

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