My German friends told me that nakedness was de rigueur, so into the cabin I went to find two young, naked women. They looked at me. I looked at the ceiling. via BBC News – Germany united by nudity, divided by attitude.
Antiquated terms and phrases in language often die hard — even those that should have been consigned to the semantic trash bin long ago. “Nudist colony” is one such phrase. The uniformed, even among professional journalists continue to use the phrase even though it no longer describes anything that has existed since the 1950s. A recent news article published at 39online.com, the web presence of KIAH-TV in Houston, advertised an upcoming program on family nudism to be aired by 20/20, the ABC television newsmagazine. The article noted that the family interviewed for the program lived at a “nudist colony just outside Palm Beach (Florida).” The location discussed, Sunsport Gardens, clearly identifies itself on its official website as a “family naturist resort” not as a nudist colony. via There is no such thing as a nudist colony – Dallas Nudist Culture | Examiner.com.
Originally posted on All Nudist:
All-Nudist has MOVED to ALL-NUDIST.com! “I’m getting tired of being singled out because I am a single male.” How many times have you heard that? How many times have you said that? It’s so unfair that single men are discriminated against because of their gender, isn’t it? Well, yes it is and…no it isn’t, for a number of reasons. For one thing, it’s not just a gender issue, it’s a combination of gender and the lack of a ‘keeper’. It’s a matter of behavior. Gosh, where have we heard that before as it applies to men? People go to private nudist venues to relax and have a good time, free from the worries that can hamper their enjoyment of public facilities. One of the things they want to get away from is the stereotype guy who ogles the ladies and thinks he’s God’s gift to women, and proves it by making himself available for stud service to any woman he sees. He knows, of course, that she’s just aching for his attentions; why…
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