from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A flexible sheath, usually made of thin rubber or latex, designed to cover the penis during sexual intercourse for contraceptive purposes or as a means of preventing sexually transmitted diseases.
- n. A similar device, consisting of a loose-fitting polyurethane sheath closed at one end, that is inserted intravaginally before sexual intercourse. Also called female condom.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A flexible sleeve made of latex or other impermeable material such as sheepskin, worn over an erect penis during intercourse as a contraceptive or as a way to prevent the spread of STDs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
The word condom reminds me again that I need to get in and get on the pill.
Italy's leading daily paper Corriere della Sera said the intervention by Mr Balduzzi, a practising Catholic, showed "that in Italy in 2011 the word condom is still taboo".
I think it shows commendable forethought .... the condom is a good idea too
Or shall we go back to the point where the victim who asks her agressor to use a condom is accused of consent as a result?
Reports that the health minister in Mario Monti's new government banned Italian state radio from using of the word "condom" in a series of programmes to mark World Aids Day have outraged HIV campaigners.
Bringing up the word "condom" could cost a teacher his job.
And the sad reality, to tell them slap on a condom is not --
And yes, I would teach them that packing a condom is much more important than abstaining fromsex.
I seriously doubt that the goal of any education would be to tell people what a condom is or that it can be used.
And they won't really bat an eyelash if someone uses the word condom in front of them.