Often the chosen woman is the actual wife of the circumciser
, if not, Bell maintains, this simply means that some men have two promised wives (1980:257-8).
Alison, 41, said: "There is a rumour that I've heard repeated that there's a practising circumciser
in Balsall Heath.
Surely, the circumciser
, many of whom are itinerant, illiterate individuals who rely upon their trade for their livelihood, cannot be the individuals who give monetary compensation to the victims of FGM.
With dad being the village's official circumciser
, and daughter Daisy expected to follow in his footsteps, pic sets up a heady brew of daring sexuality and ancient rituals that broadens Solito's reach as a developing film artist.
Midlands television personality Gary Newbon is lining up alongside Nobby the Circumciser
for his film debut, which is being filmed in Birmingham this weekend.
In the list of people you should never argue with when you put parts of the body in their hands, the barber stands shoulder to shoulder with the circumciser
and the dentist.
circumcision took place in a field, near a river, the boy being held in a line by his guardian while a traditional circumciser
cut, in quick succession, each of the boys.
In each case, the circumciser
, or mohel, used his mouth to suck blood away from the infant's surgical wound, as Jewish doctrine has encouraged since the fifth century.
There was an old woman there who held dirty old scissors and a sharp knife - this was the circumciser
Moreover, the range of professions depicted pictographically in all four cemeteries is limited to ritual circumciser
, planters, and, in the aforementioned case, a musician.
explains that she carries out her job because 'then they are well-behaved and clean - not dirty any more.
then pours some traditional herb on the wound that causes excruciating pain.