Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette
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Fireworks and Pants

Why is it that when someone mentions a knee to the balls, or circumcision, or other such things guys will typically wince ...

... but will cheerfully help a buddy stick a firework in his fly, and when it burns his dick, all the other guys laugh hysterically?

The masculine part of me experiences these phenomena, yet I am unable to explain the dichotomy.
Tags: gender studies, humor, video
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