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Kicking The Habit

by | 13th, September 2004

‘THERE are many different euphemisms for sex.

Up Pompea

Shakespeare called it “making the beast with two backs”, while in the Bible it is referred to as “coming together”, “lying with” and “knowing”.

But when Sister Pompea ran off from her convent in Montevergine in southern Italy with a monk 10 years her junior, her mother superior chose her words carefully.

She insisted that “a mystical crisis” had “obliged the nun to remove herself for an indefinite period and stay with her familiars”.

The local paper, Ottopagine, was not quite so coy, according to the Independent.

“The two religious people seem to have chosen to live this urgent and overwhelming love affair without subterfuge and

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