With leg and underarm shaving now publicly accepted, it wasn't too long until pubic shaving was once again more widely, and publicly, practiced. These days, there is far more public acceptance of pubic shaving. The 'female eunuch' is symbolic of the desexed representation of the female sexual experience, rather than representing a literal desire for a male organ. The Witchita Indians of North America described witches who "had teeth in their vaginas which would cut off [the] penis. Such coital cannibalism actually has evolutionary advantages, as the body of the male, if eaten, provides nutrition for the gestating offspring. The vaginal water channel allusion is replicated by the River Kennet in Wiltshire, as Kennet was originally Cunnit:
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The keeper alarmed by the desperate cries of the young man ran up. Copper razors appeared around 3, BC in both India and Egypt. It also has vaginal connotations: Ruth Wajnryb writes "the 'SEE'-word" , to distinguish it from the hard 'c' sound of 'cunt'. There is also a song titled Biddy Mulligan: The omnipotence of this motif of the devouring vagina has also survived millennia, with many cultures' creation mythology imbued with castrating and deadly images" Catherine Blackledge,
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The t-shirt slogan 'salty yoni sweet dick' unfavourably contrasts the tastes of the vagina and penis. Indeed, so common is the word in English placenames that Morecambe Bay is often mis-spelt Morecombe: Anten notes trademark applications for various contentious terms, all intended to be reappropriated as positive acronyms: See You Next Tuesday is also the title of a play adapted from the film Le Diner De Cons , thus both the play and the film have 'cunt'-related titles. Karel Teige's collage has been described as a depiction of "a graphically aggressive vagina dentata on all fours" Brandon Taylor,
Other examples include 'bite', 'pig's bite', 'Bermuda Triangle', 'beaver-trap', 'bear trap', 'paper cut', 'oyster', 'serpent socket', 'shark's nose', 'predator's face', and 'man-entrapment'. This consciously humorous appropriation of 'crazy' and 'mad' must, however, avoid being misinterpreted as a trivialisation of those whom it seeks to empower. The one with the most testimonial support is TendSkin. Barbara Creed identifies the "monstrous vagina" in a diversity of film images: Pussy , Brunette , Cute , Vintage , Shaving.