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scatology

the scientific study of excrement, esp in medicine for diagnostic purposes, and in palaeontology of fossilized excrement
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There is much pleasure in the carnivalesque and the scatological is very much part of this tradition.
Yet Sarduy manages to balance the grotesque and the unabashed slapstick with hard-earned, profound tenderness--no small feat for such a wild, scatological novel.
They discuss Tamil Jain satire composed by Jain monks, the difference between satire and derision in the works of Kabir, an Avadhi retelling of the life of Krishna as a satire of religious propaganda, pre-colonial Bengali humor, the satirical bharuds of the Marathi poet Eknath, satire in the religious discourse of the Sant theological teachers, satirical paintings and drawings of hypocrites and drug addicts, scatological and course sexual humor in the satirical writings of a courtier of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, and satire of the colonial period in the Bengal region.
Scatological humour is ingrained in us from a very early age, so anything that includes parping is bound to be a winner among new readers.
Grown-up fans, their young children and first-timers should all enjoy this scatological addition, which is filled with puns and snippets of unexpectedly fascinating information.
The essays aim at discovering the manifestations of the playful beyond the more obvious sphere and they may be divided into three groups: firstly, those dealing with the playful within sacred spaces, which ask how this playfulness may pertain to the more overtly devotional aspects of word, art, and architecture; secondly, those addressing the playfulness of anthropomorphism, the grotesque, and even the scatological in the hope of explaining certain aspects of the transgression of cultural norms; and thirdly, those focusing on wordplay, that is, the fun and threat of slippery language.
Ten seconds into his verse, he milks scatological humor with excellent results: I am on my shit/ I need a Pamper on it/ Toilet paper on the side/ For example homie.
a very personal, yet shockingly common, scatological question (3 2 3 2?
Tracking a gringo's disruptive influence on a family inbred and ill behaved enough to rival "Pink Flamingos'" filthiest people alive, this abusively unfunny Mexploitation pic practically begs to offend with scenes too scatological to recap here.
Indeed, Thoroddsen's interest in a forged past greets visitors at the gallery's front entrance, where a copper table holds tiny sculptures of household items made from emulsified excrement-the artist's scatological humor made flesh.
The humour is crude and scatological and the language disgusting beyond imagination.
Thankfully, Van Deusen explains that there are many indigenous culture stories with scatological undertones told with unabashed humor, but it is easy to imagine a well-intentioned oral presentation suddenly going awry without context.