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Testicles : balls in cooking and culture / Blandine Vié ; translated from the French by Giles MacDonogh.

  • Vié, Blandine.
Date
2011
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Devon : Prospect Books, 2011.

Physical description

224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Notes

Originally published as "Testicules" in Paris by Les Éditions de l'Épure in 2005.

Contents

Buying balls in Britain -- A testicle to serve as introduction -- Mythology : Testicultural foreplay ; A short etymology ; Euphemisms and prudish expressions ; The symbolism of numbers ; Metaphors ; Testicles and virility ; Reproductive organs ; Testes in the kitchen--symbol and myth ; Conclusion ; Words and expressions that feature 'them' ; A load of old bollocks -- Method -- Recipes -- Attributes : a lexicon of human testicular terms.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    History of Medicine TWL.AI

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781903018835
  • 1903018838