Hugh Grant as the prudish
vicar from a gang of psychopathic killers 1986 **
MOST people think of the Victorians as conservative, disapproving types who were so prudish
they even covered up chair legs.
visitor to an art gallery decided to censor a male nude painting - by sticking a piece of black paper over the offending area.
With its envelope-pushing storytelling and animation, Kenan sees ``Monster House'' as a way of chipping away at an American moral climate that he says has been ``getting more prudish
as time wears on.
It's not for the prudish
mind, featuring more F-words than your average dictionary.
There is a risk of becoming a little too prudish
Christian ethics professor Patrick McCormick lauds Alfred Kinsey's sexual behavior research in the 1940s and '50s and describes him as a passionate researcher ostracized by a prudish
, Victorian, repressed society.
Turner: As executor of Turner's estate, the prudish
critic is said to have burned 1,858 pages of the artist's erotic drawings--but in fact the "bonfire of Turner's erotic vanities never took place," Maev Kennedy reported last December in The Guardian.
This volume grows on you--like an infections mambo that gradually compels the most prudish
observer to succumb to the beats.
Case in point: On Larry King Live last November, Midler failed to lend her public support to same-sex marriage, questioned gay men's interest in monogamy, and spouted her prudish
, parental remarks regarding the famous Britney-Madonna kiss.
As always, Naylor injects a realistically up-to-date, though not explicit, aspect to her depiction of teens; two of Alice's friends are in a lesbian relationship, and the girls all speculate about their ideal wedding night in a conversation with Alice's prudish
This may sound prudish
and closed-minded, but it's difficult not to sympathize with some of Kimball's and de Russy's concerns when you read descriptions of several events at the conference.