monkey gland


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monkey gland

n
(Complementary Medicine) the testicle of an ape or monkey, said to have a revitalizing effect on humans when administered by grafting or adding the essence to the bloodstream
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Here at The Lodge our waiter was excellent and didn't flinch despite being asked (probably for the 700th time that month) to specify exactly which gland was used to create their signature Monkey Gland sauce.
In the 1930s, players for the Wolverhampton Wanderers football club in England were injected with monkey gland extract for the purported prowess it conferred.
Ahead of his time in his ability to toy with the press, Buckley instigated the rumour that his players were using a monkey gland treatment to aid performance.
Lucian Boia, Forever Young: A Cultural History of Longevity from Antiquity to the Present (Reaktion, 2003);Anne Fausto-Sterling, Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality (Basic Books, 2000); David Hamilton, The Monkey Gland Affair (Chatto & Windus, 1986); Lara Marks, Sexual Chemistry: A History of the Contraceptive Pill (Yale University Press, 2001); V.
He insisted his players took a pre-match monkey gland injection, claiming it would improve their mental abilities.
He insisted each of his players took a pre-match monkey gland injection, claiming it would improve their mental abilities.
Lyle attended Tuesday night's Champions Dinner where p title-holder Charl Schwartzel hosted a meal of traditional South African meats served with a monkey gland sauce.
Unfortunately the dish itself was less exciting than its history: these monkey glands did nothing for my own virility.
We'll visit the ape house next and help grandad choose his monkey glands.
She guided him through his many unreported nervous breakdowns and talked him into taking monkey glands as a rejuvenating treatment.
There are people who shin up poles as if they have been injected with monkey glands and then proceed to cling to them with their legs, slide down and jump from pole to pole.