"purity ring"

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri May 25 13:56:59 UTC 2007

At 5/24/2007 05:02 PM, Charles Doyle wrote:
>Yes, why a hasty expression (to adapt Larry's terminology) should be
>deemed desirable does call for explanation.

It is easy to imagine that a teenage male would think that a quick
orgasm was a demonstration of superior maleness.

As for "pivot man", might he be one who was required to initiate
expression in both directions?


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