• circumcision
  • In this same period, Dr. Kellogg and others in America and English-speaking countries offered to Victorian parents circumcision and in grave instances, castration of their boys and girls as a terminal cure and punishment for a wide variety of misbehaviours (notably masturbation) and ills, becoming very popular over time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Circumcision has ancient roots among several ethnic groups in sub-equatorial Africa, and is still performed on adolescent boys to symbolize their transition to warrior status or adulthood. (wikipedia.org)
  • Soprano
  • Key members from the 1960s include brothers "Johnny Boy" Soprano and Corrado "Junior" Soprano, as well as Ray Curto, "Feech" La Manna, Pat Blundetto, Bobby Baccalieri Sr., and Giuseppe "Beppy" Scerbo. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was during the unrest of '83 that Salvatore "Big Pussy" Bonpensiero, a cat burglar and associate in the Johnny Boy Soprano crew, "stepped up" (committed a murder) for Soprano. (wikipedia.org)
  • Johnny Boy Soprano died of emphysema in 1986. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tony's transition into captain was aided by the loyalty of Bonpensiero, longtime Johnny Boy Soprano soldier Peter Paul "Paulie Walnuts" Gualtieri, and childhood friend Silvio Dante. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the year 1441 the records no longer mention the presence of boys in the choir, the high voices -- soprano and alto -- being thenceforth sung by natural (and occasionally unnatural) soprani falsetti and high tenors respectively. (wikipedia.org)
  • makes
  • I know, makes no sense to me either. (straightdope.com)
  • Mews proposes that this makes more sense of Abelard's later comment that he sought to seduce Héloïse because she was the most famous woman in France for her studies, because it is unlikely that she would have acquired this reputation or her command of Greek and Hebrew by the age of seventeen. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • Hilarius (461-8) ordained that the pontifical singers live in community, while Gregory the Great (590-604) not only made permanent the existing institution attached to St. John Lateran and including at that time in its membership monks, secular clergy, and boys, but established a second and similar one in connection with the Basilica of St. Peter. (wikipedia.org)
  • Up to this time the number of singers had varied considerably, there being sometimes as few as nine men and six boys. (wikipedia.org)
  • Life
  • Part of HBO s America Undercover , A Boy s Life follows the tragic days and nights of young Robert, a sick, twisted little shit who lives with his insane maw-maw (grandmother, for those aware of the English language) and his younger brother. (ruthlessreviews.com)
  • children
  • At these stages, gender is said to be flexible (children are, essentially bisexual), and there are no clear differences between girls and boys, as both seek pleasure through the mouth, and then the anus. (getrevising.co.uk)
  • result
  • We follow Robert around - from home to school to meetings with social services - and while it is clear that the boy is fucked, it becomes even more clear that any psychosis he has (and such things are debatable given that his teachers love him) is as a result of living with his grandmother. (ruthlessreviews.com)
  • Boys are the result of a neat chain of events reaching back to the inheritance of a Y chromosome, whereas girls are the result of that chain reaction not taking place. (villagevoice.com)
  • different
  • The biases inherent in this construction cause the theory grief when the attempt is made to apply it to the interpretation of facts informed by a different arrangement of the senses, such as Trobriand culture presents. (david-howes.com)
  • parents
  • In 19th century Europe it was not unheard of for parents to threaten their misbehaving sons with castration or otherwise threaten their genitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • The way boys and girls resolve the conflicts they have with their respective parents is to identify with the same sex parent (called identifying with the aggressor). (getrevising.co.uk)
  • crime
  • The Sopranos were a key faction in the DiMeo crime family, running two separate crews led by Johnny Boy and Junior, and also had longstanding ties with the five New York Families (particularly the Lupertazzi crime family). (wikipedia.org)
  • whom
  • Abelard moved Héloïse away from Fulbert and sent her to his own sister in Brittany, where Héloïse gave birth to a boy, whom she called Astrolabe. (wikipedia.org)
  • young
  • No one in the film believes that Robert did it, but the events demonstrate how far Anna will go to keep the young boy in her clutches. (ruthlessreviews.com)
  • members
  • She had the convincing sense that several familiar people (family members) were standing before her. (blogspot.com)
  • people
  • Disturbing not in the sense that I give a shit about these people, but disturbing because I wonder how widespread this crap really is. (ruthlessreviews.com)
  • family
  • These communities have sustained themselves over generations by "adopting" boys who are in abject poverty, rejected by, or flee, their family of origin. (wikipedia.org)