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an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)

an open avowal (true or false) of some belief or opinion

affirmation of acceptance of some religion or faith

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Therefore, mine is the oldest profession in the world."
humorist Erma Bombeck once quipped that motherhood was the second oldest profession. Public communication or business communication can be traced back just as far, to biblical times.
Since I daylight as a pedagogue, getting into heavy textual discussions with any schmendrick who can get into a seminar, my ethical high road has more than a slight odor of the world's oldest profession. I greet often clumsy advances responsively, indulge freakish trains of thought with the poker face of a hardened pro, shamelessly encourage the boring, and treat half-baked gibberish as if it were a cogent point, saving the client's face by making him seem sentient and desirable before the group.
Through such efforts, "the world's oldest profession" might be one step closer to extinction.
Her pieces are collected in books with titles such as The Grass Is Always Greener over the Septic Tank (1976); Motherhood: The Second Oldest Profession (1983); Family: The Ties that Bind .
Rather, the question is the one raised by Phillip Knightley's recent book, The Second Oldest Profession: given the sorry record of intelligence fiascoes, foul-ups, failures, busted budgets, interagency rivalries and scandals, is the game worth it, after all?
It will be a sad day for morally upright and competent Filipino lawyers when their profession is mentioned in the same breath as or associated with the world's oldest profession.
With a majority of these sex workers living Sonagachi, Kolkata's red light area, they also demanded the legalization of the world's oldest profession.
As anyone who isn't a recluse or subject to a curfew will know, some young women on a night out are more than content to dress as if they belong to the world's oldest profession.
Turning tricks may have been awfully enjoyable for Magnanti but let us not forget a few tiresome facts about the oldest profession. A woman on the game is 40 times more likely to be murdered than those who don't sell their bodies.
The difference was her nod to the oldest profession was concealed under a beautiful silk gown.
Figures suggest that anywhere between 80,000 and 120,000 women in the British Isles have joined the so-called oldest profession, while it is reckoned that one-in-10 men pay for them.
But perhaps he recognises, as do many local authorities, that there is no point attempting to turn back the clock of the oldest profession. Bringing the sex industry under greater regulation is the only way forward, however unpalatable that will undoubtedly be to many people.
In the eponymous eatery, it's the custom to toast with dirty limericks, and the show's three ladies of the night--one British, one French and one German--honor this tradition as they wax nostalgic, sing ditties and swap stories about the world's oldest profession.
Ensemble's 2001 season also includes the preem of another Williamson play, "A Conversation," helmed by Sandra Bates and starring veteran thesp Denise Roberts, who will also make her helming debut with Paula Vogel's "The Oldest Profession" for Ensemble.