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Sometimes called Lu-tsu’s Method for Strengthening the Semen: to cure spermatorrhea from dreams.
Sit upright; raise up both feet and rub the soles until warm; move the air right and left each in 30 mouthfuls; and so the semen will not flow away. [The Chinese believe that the ching is secreted in the kidneys and can [...]
Found this classic at the thrift store for a dollar. Published in 1948, it contains a surprising amount of useful information and advice with regard to surviving the great outdoors. But there’s also a lot of stuff that seems horribly outdated. A few minutes of thumbing through its pages yielded a few gems:
A loving [...]
A few pointers from the young working woman’s classic:
“The value of a pleasing, well-modulated voice cannot be estimated. In telephone conversations especially, the listener’s impression is founded solely on the tone and quality of the speaker’s voice.”
“The letter of application written by this young woman has won favorable attention. A personal interview was the [...]
Picked up a copy of this for $0.53 at the Goodwill Store yesterday. In 1990, Mo Willems took a year-long trip around the world and drew one cartoon a day. This book is a result of that effort. Good bathroom reading!
From: Amazon.com: You Can Never Find a Rickshaw When It Monsoons: The World on One [...]
#Books, #books, and more #books.
I know I’ve told myself I shouldn’t be buying any more books until I’ve read the four bookshelve’s worth of stuff I’ve accumulated over the last four years, but these were too interesting to pass up. Spent a total of $15 for all five, courtesy of Garland Road Thrift:
“The Spanish Inquisition” [...]