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As our own Mark Steyn put it with characteristic pungency in an American context:</p> <pre> NBC is celebrating Easter this year with a special edition of the gay sitcom "Will & Grace;' in which a Christian Conservative cooking-show host, played by the popular singing slattern Britney Spears, offers seasonal recipes--"Cruci-fixin's.
1); languid partying sylphs in Daniel Reich's "The Nocturnal Dream Show," an homage to radical faeries and their drug-dazed, performing brethren, at Pat Hearn; weird slattern homebodies, including a befuddled Gramps, in Chris Verene's photos at Paul Morris and American Fine Arts; Cindy Sherman's portraits of rapacious or spaced-out women who fall short of the mark (Metro Pictures, Gagosian); Peter Hujar's photos of mental patients, Mrs.
Bemused, they guzzle beer and insist that the woman he's just slept with is a promiscuous slattern with a predilection for group sex.
She staggers across the stage, indicating like mad that Julie's now a booze-soaked slattern.
Bemused by gallantry, we hear our mediocrities over-praised, indolence read as abnegation, slattern thought styled intuition, every lapse forgiven, our crime only to cast too bold a shadow or smash the mold straight off.
She is certainly a slattern and a gossip; but her character changes when she is with her own whanau, for only then is she truly happy.