unmentionable


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that may not be spoken of or uttered

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But the personal guide of carefully arrived at beliefs for an atheist in a foxhole who fights and dies bravely for the cherished freedom of belief for all people, that still remains unmentionable.
The Unmentionable History of the West by Nancy Millar.
The listener is not spared the cruel inhumanity of the unmentionable punishment inflicted on those caught escaping or aiding the escape of slaves.
But it never stops being a story about a girl who once did something unmentionable to her dog, either.
He explores what happened when formerly unmentionable subjects crept into daily discourse in print and electronic media, whether for reasons of profit or for accurate reporting, and looks at the pervasive, often indirect influence on journalism of the worlds of fashion and advertising, with their imperatives of sensationalism and novelty.
Alexander attributes his earlier reluctance to make this clear to awareness that it 'rests on academically unmentionable foundations', but I find his theory more persuasive as religion than as science.
Brighton was so well known as a Victorian homo haven that, to quote just one report of the day, citizens were aghast at "the improper characters in the habit of coming to Brighton to indulge in unmentionable crimes.
When you read her words about the effect her friend David has on her--"You laugh with recognition, with relief that your baggage and flaws are not vile, unmentionable"--that's pretty much how you'll feel about your own unmentionables.
Tony & Tina Herbal Cheek Gel in Unmentionable Love, $15 Pump a dab onto your finger, and blend for a sheer rose color that stays right where you want it (the apples of your cheeks) without wearing off.
It was one of those great unmentionable facts of Washington life: Meg Greenfield, writer, was a bore.
Modern bubbly beer and sparkling wine are produced either as real ale, via the champaignoise method, by adding a bit of sugar right before bottling to reactivate the yeasts, or in the case of commercial pasteurized beers and certain unmentionable wines, by bubbling CO[sub]2 under pressure at bottling.
A man could be beautiful only if he wasn't trying and didn't care; he could be "naturally athletic," or "well toned," but working on his body for its own sake was vain or eccentric or something even worse, something unmentionable.
In a time when Jews were accused of circumcising Christians (an unlikely gesture for a chosen people to include their persecutors in Abraham's covenant), Leti's Italian wanted a pound of 'the unmentionable Genitals of the Jew.
From power and controls issues to strategies for protecting yourself if the unmentionable happens - you lose the position to some outsider - insights are offered on why you should think twice about accepting the acting manager job.
150) Nocturnal clothing, hardly worth mentioning in an earlier age, became an unmentionable taboo in the nineteenth century.