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May 22, 2011 7:45 PM   Subscribe

Nuns + Cock
posted by puny human (27 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite

 
I don't need to read the article, I'm satisfied by the text alone.
posted by smcbride at 7:54 PM on May 22, 2011 [1 favorite]


Please, no mystery meat posts, OK? Tell me what you're linking to, and why, so that I have some idea what I'll find when I get there.
posted by Chocolate Pickle at 8:19 PM on May 22, 2011 [16 favorites]


First and last link are context. Sister Irene's stuff (first three videos) is great. So strange and interesting and catchy.
posted by jsturgill at 8:23 PM on May 22, 2011 [1 favorite]


More posts like this please.
posted by eyeballkid at 8:24 PM on May 22, 2011 [1 favorite]


I'm still trying to figure out what Sister Irene O'Conner has to do with Cock Robin and why they are together in the same post. If there IS a connection outside of them being in this post together, I mean.
posted by hippybear at 8:25 PM on May 22, 2011


nuns + cock hee hee ... wait, I don't get it.
posted by MrFTBN at 8:27 PM on May 22, 2011


The singing nun meets Enya. Or maybe I've had too much Ardbeg. No! Not enough!
posted by Decani at 8:40 PM on May 22, 2011


Tell me what you're linking to

nuns adn cock
posted by Greg Nog at 8:48 PM on May 22, 2011


Nuns + Cock
posted by hippybear at 9:01 PM on May 22, 2011 [1 favorite]


Sing along with Sister Mary Elephant, boys and girls.
posted by Balonious Assault at 9:06 PM on May 22, 2011


Interesting music, puzzling context. I could've done without the bizarre mental images.
posted by neewom at 10:30 PM on May 22, 2011


In convent slang, a "cock" is man posing as a nun. In Bhikkhuni culture, the head of the convent (coincidentally, known in slang as a "hen") should not know of the "cock" (although the other nuns may be aware of his presence). If the "cock" is found out, he becomes known as a "roger".

I am not aware of western convent slang for the equivalent of a "cock", so if anyone in this thread can point me in the right direction, it would be great!
posted by KokuRyu at 11:07 PM on May 22, 2011 [2 favorites]


Nuns + Cock
posted by hippybear at 11:13 PM on May 22, 2011


Nuns + Cock
posted by hippybear at 11:17 PM on May 22, 2011 [3 favorites]


Sister Irene is great, but sadly I've never heard anything besides these three tracks. If somebody has some more, please please share!
posted by mahershalal at 11:45 PM on May 22, 2011


<giggle>
posted by jeffburdges at 12:16 AM on May 23, 2011


In convent slang...

Wait, convent slang? Nuns have slang? And one of the words is cock?
posted by londonmark at 3:05 AM on May 23, 2011 [2 favorites]


In convent slang, a "cock" is man posing as a nun.

Yeah, are you saying this happens often enough that there is a common slang term for it in the convents? Where? Tell us more about men posing as nuns, and about nuns knowing about them and referring to them as cocks. There's a whole FPP in there somewhere about nun slang and men disguised as nuns and other hanky panky at the convents.
posted by pracowity at 3:35 AM on May 23, 2011 [1 favorite]


You should have a word with Sister Josephine , pracowity.
posted by joannemullen at 3:47 AM on May 23, 2011


If all the very best shaggy dog story type literature of the 14th Century is to be believed, about one nun in five was secretly a man trying to hide in the one place no one would ever think to look for him. So nuns might not need a slang term for a man hiding out in a convent, but if your initials are Giovanni Boccaccio, it might be real handy for you if you gave them a common slang term for it.
posted by Kid Charlemagne at 3:53 AM on May 23, 2011


Please, no mystery meat posts, OK? Tell me what you're linking to, and why, so that I have some idea what I'll find when I get there.

I think it's pretty obvious, this post is about NUNS and COCK!
posted by Fizz at 5:39 AM on May 23, 2011


Dear god. Whatever you do, don't google the phrase "nuns + cock". Especially if you're at work.
posted by hippybear at 8:23 AM on May 23, 2011


Nuns + Cock
posted by hippybear at 8:24 AM on May 23, 2011


I don't care how much it costs in town, I'm not paying $5 to click that link!
posted by The 10th Regiment of Foot at 8:34 AM on May 23, 2011


The Nuns
posted by Sailormom at 9:05 AM on May 23, 2011


And now MetaFilter is the #1 Google result for "convent slang".
posted by KokuRyu at 1:15 PM on May 23, 2011


It still isn't on the front page of the "nuns + cock" search.

*shudder*
posted by hippybear at 1:36 PM on May 23, 2011


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