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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SISSYISH» OVER TIME
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sissyish
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SISSYISH»
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Common Differences: Conflicts in Black and White Feminist ...
The popular explanation was that these men acting sort of "sissyish" were "
mama's boys" who had never grown out of that stage (whatever that stage was
supposed to be)— that they had never been able to "cut their mothers' apron
Gloria I. Joseph, Jill Lewis, 1981
Sexual Behavior: Problems and Management
DSM-III-R (APA, 1987) emphasized the categorical nature of gender identity
disorder of childhood stating that it is not merely a child's nonconformity to
stereotypic sex-role behavior (as, for example, in "tomboyishness" in girls or "
Nathaniel McConaghy, 1993
Oriana: Memoirs of a Patagonian
... service with great pride, and the military in general. This was the one institution
that did teach unruly or sissyish young men the virtues of discipline, respect for
authority, and generally all those things that would turn them into real he-men.
Oriana Josseau, 2012
Essence of the Soul
Children need touch. When I was young, it was taboo to be so affectionate in my
family and my society. It was sissyish for boys to cry or to hug their fathers. Spirit
and emotion have no gender. Physically, we may be 72 Chet Reese Brown LXX.
Chet Reese Brown
The Ropes to Skip and the Ropes to Know: Studies in ...
... Rambo, or some such. Boys are also given footballs and encouraged to bash
each other's brains in. More socialization. Girls, at least in the past, were
discouraged from doing tomboyish things, boys sissyish things. Not that it always
R. Richard Ritti, Steve Levy, 2009
Town and Country: New Irish Short Stories
Or even in Germany, wheretheyoung men weremore sure of themselves than in
England, and less sissyish. Itmust bea Polish thing, Idecided. I pulled off my
smock – I'd alreadygot an artist's smock and a black velvet beret; I'd decided
Kevin Barry, 2013
101 Frequently Asked Questions About Homosexuality:
“Tomboyish” behavior in girls is far more prevalent and much more likely to be
merely a transient phase than is “sissyish” or “effeminate”behavior in boys7 (
Rekers & Mead,1980).Normal girls who prefer masculine activities during
Mike Haley, 2004
He had short blonde hair and a baby face that made him look almost sissyish, but
looks were definitely deceiving in this case. He would fight a grizzly bear with his
bare hands just for exercise and come back for more. He didn't seem to be ...
K. F. Coffman, 2005
A Hazard of New Fortunes
... the boys at school such as he had left in Boston; as nearly as he could explain,
the New York fellows carried canes at an age when they would have had them
broken for them by the other boys at Boston; and they were both sissyish and fast.
William Dean Howells, 2004
Awakening to Awe: Personal Stories of Profound Transformation
... pause and how to self-soothe along the way, so that there's less friction and
conflict in my inner world. It also helps [me and others] to be more fluid in this
world. Now . . . most men today would see this self-soothing thing as sissyish or . .
. girl ...
Kirk J. Schneider, 2009
8 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SISSYISH»
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Lights, camera, fashion!
It beats logic to showcase sportswear as part of your marketing strategy, then subject your audience to a dreary catwalk parade of sissyish, smooth-skinned ... «The Standard Digital News, Jul 15»
George Washington's Oh-So-Mysterious Hair
It wasn't a sissyish, high-society cut. It was, back in the 1770s and 1780s, a military look, something soldiers or want-to-be soldiers did to look manly. “However ... «National Geographic, Jun 15»
On Smushing Bugs
It's fastidious and silly in this culture, kind of sissyish, to confess to feeling bad about smushing bugs. As far as most of us are concerned, bugs are household dirt ... «New York Times, Nov 14»
Um, Actually: 'Man Of Steel' Writer David Goyer's Remarks On …
To be fair, the article also includes Lee — again, with typical bombast — touting her skimpy costume and lamenting that “boys think it's sissyish” to read comics ... «ComicsAlliance, May 14»
City bike sharing and Nissan Leafs?
Those bikes look to sissyish. That alone would put my brakes on! — True to being an American I'd want my own bike. 1 rider per bike leading to HOB lanes! «Houston Chronicle, Dec 11»
Papa's Damn Good Pictures
But at least two of the other portraits seem positively sissyish. The van Dyck self-portrait, though a great painting, is of a foppish, effeminate figure, with rouge-red ... «New York Times, Sep 11»
Metro Pink Cosmopolitan Phone unfurled
If yes, then better gird up as something sissyish is stretching out just around the corner. According to CoolestGadgets, the Metro Pink Cosmopolitan phone has ... «Mobiletor.com, Dec 09»
Cusack's giant leap forward
Because one look at how the man plays the game is sufficient to destroy that old myth that gay men are uniformly effeminate, sissyish and, above all, instantly ... «Irish Independent, Oct 09»
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