2016年12月28日 星期三

anorak, amulet, fascinum, Sexology:masturbation, nocturnal emissions, phallic amulet ; anorak



Atlas Obscura

The amulets were shaped like a fascinum, or a divine penis, to ward off disease and the evil eye.


[佛牌是外型像fascinum, 或一個神聖的陰莖, 避凶的疾病和邪惡之眼.
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Romans Used to Ward Off Sickness with Flying Penis Amulets


Maybe it worked?


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What do a bronze phallic amulet; a series of 19th-century steel-plated serrated penis rings designed to prevent masturbation and loss of sperm through nocturnal emissions; and an early 20th-century vibrator made of brass, steel and rubber have in common? They are all part of “The Institute of Sexology”, the latest exhibition at the Wellcome Collection in London http://econ.st/1DFF0RL


做一個青銅的陽具護身符 ;一系列旨在防止手淫和精子穿過夢遺 ; 損失的 19 世紀鋼鍍的鋸齒狀的陰莖環早期的 20 世紀振子由黃銅製成,鋼和橡膠有共同點嗎?他們都是"研究所的性學",韋爾科姆收藏在倫敦 HTTP://econ.st/1DFF0RL 的最新展
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Let's talk about sex

MAKE no mistake: “The Institute of Sexology”, the latest exhibition at the Wellcome Collection in London, is not about sex. It deals rather with the study of...
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The Economist



British road-safety adverts are more shocking than those broadcast in America. The British penchant for horror might reflect the nation’s long tradition of public-service broadcasting, which seeks to entertain and inform at once. But do the ads work? Though gory, shocking public-information films linger in people’s heads, they seem not to alter behaviour much http://econ.st/1DHErXJ


Don’t stop, don’t look, don’t listen

CHATTERING schoolchildren don colourful anoraks; clutching hands, they depart for a woodland picnic. Elsewhere a young man leaps into his car and speeds off to work....
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In ancient Roman religion and magic, the fascinus or fascinum was the embodiment of the divine phallus. The word can refer to the deity himself (Fascinus), to phallus effigies and amulets, and to the spells used to invoke his divine protection.

Fascinus - Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fascinus


Amulet
An amulet is an object whose most important characteristic is the power ascribed to it to protect its owner from danger or harm. Wikipedia



anorak

Line breaks: ano¦rak
Pronunciation: /ˈanərak/

Definition of anorak in English:
NOUN

1A waterproof jacket, typically with a hood, of a kind originally used in polar regions.


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2 British informal , derogatory A studious or obsessive person with unfashionable and largely solitary interests:with his thick specs, shabby shoes, and grey suit, he looks a bit of an anorak


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Origin

1920s: from Greenlandic anoraq. The British English informal sense dates from the 1980s and derives from the anoraks worn by trainspotters, regarded as typifying this kind of person.

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