"purity ring"

Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Thu May 24 19:18:37 UTC 2007

A few months ago didn't we discuss the PURITY BALL phenomenon--virginal participants being awkwardly referred as "purity ballers"?


---- Original message ----
>Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 14:36:14 -0400
>From: Doug Harris <cats22 at FRONTIERNET.NET>
>Subject: Re: "purity ring"
>Paul Johnson wrote:
>When that "True Love Waits" champaign started several years ago, someone
>in the "Spectator" referred to it as a virgin worshiping cult.
>"Not that there's anything wrong with that."
>Jerry Seinfeld
>(the other) doug

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