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Lollipops, Flies and Veils: A Love Story

Jul 12, 2008
When confronted with the uncomfortable task of explaining sexual relations to the uninitiated, it's often handy to look to the animal kingdom for reassuringly "natural" and helpfully vague metaphorical material. Just take the trusty birds-and-bees dodge, for example -- or that old yarn your grammy told your ma about the lollipop and the flies. Wait, what?