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  • The greatest challenge, of course, would be venereal disease.†   (source)
  • More than 20 different venereal diseases have been identified, and each year in the United States, 13 million people are infected with one of them.
  • No venereal diseases here.†   (source)
  • When he spoke of murder, suicide, venereal disease, amputated limbs, and altered faces, it was with a faint air of persiflage.†   (source)
  • He asked the medical students innumerable questions about the treatment or cure of inherited blood maladies, venereal diseases, intestinal and inguinal cancers, and the transference of animal glands to men.†   (source)
  • He heard himself promising to lie, to steal, to forge, to murder, to encourage drug-taking and prostitution, to disseminate venereal diseases, to throw vitriol in a child's face.†   (source)
  • You are prepared to cheat, to forge, to blackmail, to corrupt the minds of children, to distribute habit-forming drugs, to encourage prostitution, to disseminate venereal diseases — to do anything which is likely to cause demoralization and weaken the power of the Party?†   (source)
  • Pregnancy, divorce, here and there the odd case of venereal disease.†   (source)
  • Griffith's paper is on the same tack now: an army rotten with venereal disease: overseas or halfseasover empire.†   (source)
  • The Army Medical Corps, in the early part of 1918, encountered the same difficulty: most newspapers refused to print its bulletins regarding venereal disease in the army.†   (source)
  • The vice crusaders, if they have accomplished nothing else, have at least forced the newspapers to use the honest terms, /syphilis/, /prostitute/, /brothel/ and /venereal disease/, albeit somewhat gingerly.†   (source)
  • The Department of Health of New York City, in April, 1914, announced that its efforts to diminish venereal disease were much handicapped because "in most newspaper offices the words /syphilis/ and /gonorrhea/ are still tabooed, and without the use of these terms it is almost impossible to correctly state the problem."†   (source)
  • Another reported that "at a recent conference of the Scripps Northwest League editors" it was decided that "the use of such terms as /gonorrhea/, /syphilis/, and even /venereal diseases/ would not add to the tone of the papers, and that the term /vice diseases/ can be readily substituted."†   (source)
  • This was before the adoption of /jolly/ and its analogues, /ripping/, /stunning/, /rattling/, etc. [20] In the Appendix to the Final Report of the Royal Commission on Venereal Diseases, London, 1916, p. iv.†   (source)
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