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The Wages of Sin

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Duke of York, Nov 3, 2018.

  1. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    Are they indexed linked to inflation?
  2. Ivartheboneless

    Ivartheboneless Star commenter

    How can you apply inflation to "death"? (Mind you funeral directors do!)

    (Blow up coffin?)
  3. Aquamarina1234

    Aquamarina1234 Star commenter

    He who pays the piper calls the tune.

    Better be paying National Living Wage then, with a proper contract and H&S protection.
  4. colpee

    colpee Star commenter

  5. burajda

    burajda Star commenter

    According to The Economist the price of an hour with a female sex worker has declined considerably in Western nations over the 10 years or so. Down from $340 to $260. The global financial crisis, increased supply ,migration and trafficking of females from poorer countries to wealthier ones and more on line services are thought to be behind the fall in price, and presumably income.
  6. oldsomeman

    oldsomeman Star commenter

    I would think for some the wages of sin are STD. especially among the older folks!
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  7. burajda

    burajda Star commenter

    Surely that's the consumers choice too. Are the wages of sin pregnancy too?
    Anyway, why 'older folks'?
  8. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    Saw what you did there/
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  9. Aquamarina1234

    Aquamarina1234 Star commenter

    As an older folk, I'm more prone to RSI and cramp.
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  10. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    The older folks probably still call it VD
  11. Orkrider2

    Orkrider2 Star commenter


    Or is that just my dirty mind? In which case :oops::oops::oops::oops::oops:
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  12. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

    The wages of sin is the only revenue that arrives as a direct debit.
  13. Jamvic

    Jamvic Star commenter

    It’s taught in schools using the modern term of STI’s nowadays. So if the older folk are calling them STD’s it must be the truly ancient still using the term VD.
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  14. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    People of a certain age would most likely remember STD as standing for Subscriber Trunk Dialing.
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  15. Jamvic

    Jamvic Star commenter

    Indeed :D


    STD Doctor(ate) of Sacred Theology
    (Latin: Sacrae Theologiae Doctor)
    STD Save the Date
    STD Short Term Disability
    STD Scheduled Time of Departure

    All depends what industry you work in I suppose.
  16. Aquamarina1234

    Aquamarina1234 Star commenter

    I do recall the somewhat fraught conversation with my father when I was about 10, having seen a public information enamelled sign on the back of a lavatory door.
    What does "venereal" mean, Dad?
    It's the adjective relating to Venus, in her role as goddess of love.
    Can love give you a disease?
    Certain kinds.
    Is that what "lovesick" means?
    No. Is that our bus? Quickly now!
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  17. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    Are the wages of sin likely to attract a high rate of tax?
  18. Mangleworzle

    Mangleworzle Star commenter

    I seem to remember SSI being used for a while, Sexually Shared Infection, probably to make them sound more caring and fluffy, something that is shared nicely.

    I always thought Venereal sounded more appropriately menacing.
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  19. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    When you consider the spread of things like living in sin you would imagine there should be a similar inflation in the terrors and pains suffered.
  20. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    So immigration reduces wages?

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