Purity Balls (!)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Mar 8 16:39:19 UTC 2007

At 10:11 AM -0500 3/8/07, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>At 3/6/2007 08:10 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>My favorite part of the coverage was the 12-year-old girl who
>>explained, while hanging on her daddy's arm, that she would not kiss
>>or date anyone until she got married.  (At which point, I assume, the
>>kissing and dating will be lots more fun.)
>In ten or twenty years, I expect to read the sociological studies
>showing that, as compared to the general U.S. population, among
>Purity Ballists the age at which their daughters first marry is
>significantly (perhaps by a decade) younger.

I like to think of them as Purity Ballers myself...


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