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16th Apr '17 9:20:11 PM nombretomado
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* In the StephaniePlum novels, Lula was one.

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* In the StephaniePlum Literature/StephaniePlum novels, Lula was one.
10th Apr '17 7:50:53 PM karstovich2
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* Greek history makes this OlderThanFeudalism: A famous sandal with markings on its sole that would leave prints reading "''ΑΚΟΛΟΥΘΕΙ''" ("akolouthei," i.e., "follow me") was found in Athens, probably dating from the classical period (c. 4th century BCE). It appears that the streetwalkers were not the lowest rank of prostitutes in Classical Athens; as free and independent businesswomen, they held themselves up as higher ranked than the slave prostitutes in the public brothels established by Solon--and as evidenced by the shoe, some could even attract the kind of relatively-well-off clientele who could read.

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* Greek history makes this OlderThanFeudalism: A famous sandal with markings on its sole that would leave prints reading "''ΑΚΟΛΟΥΘΕΙ''" ("akolouthei," i.e., "follow me") was found in Athens, probably dating from the classical period (c. 4th century BCE). It appears that the streetwalkers were not the lowest rank of prostitutes in Classical Athens; as free and independent businesswomen, they held themselves up as higher ranked than seem to have been the middle of the scale, between the slave prostitutes in of the public brothels established by Solon--and as evidenced by Solon and the shoe, higher-class ''hetairai'' (courtesans, generally expected to be intellectually and artistically talented as well as hot). And as the shoe shows, some could even attract the kind of relatively-well-off clientele who could read.read, suggesting that a streetwalker might be able to work her way up into ''hetaira'' status in some cases.
10th Apr '17 7:44:11 PM karstovich2
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* Greek history makes this OlderThanFeudalism: A famous sandal with markings on its sole that would leave prints reading "''ΑΚΟΛΟΥΘΕΙ''" ("akolouthei," i.e., "follow me") was found in Athens, probably dating from the classical period (c. 4th century BCE). It appears that the streetwalkers were not the lowest rank of prostitutes in Classical Athens; as free and independent businesswomen, they held themselves up as higher ranked than the slave prostitutes in the public brothels established by Solon--and as evidenced by the shoe, some could even attract the kind of relatively-well-off clientele who could read.
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27th Aug '16 3:37:57 AM Gowan
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* Atti in ''Film/AGirlWalksHomeAloneAtNight''. The film doesn't just hint that she's at risk for male violence, it shows how the drug dealer treats her, and also shows another man tying her up and inject heroin into her body despite her protests.
10th Jul '16 4:39:14 PM nombretomado
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* ''BrokenSaints'' has Butterscotch, a teenage girl who propositions the Shinto-Buddhist priest Kamimura. Due to his simple, sheltered nature he seems not even to understand what she's offering.

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* ''BrokenSaints'' ''WebAnimation/BrokenSaints'' has Butterscotch, a teenage girl who propositions the Shinto-Buddhist priest Kamimura. Due to his simple, sheltered nature he seems not even to understand what she's offering.
19th May '16 8:25:30 PM nombretomado
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* Patty The Daytime Hooker on ''MyNameIsEarl''. As they explain when she's introduced the first few times, it takes a special kind of woman to work the streets in the day instead of at night.

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* Patty The Daytime Hooker on ''MyNameIsEarl''.''Series/MyNameIsEarl''. As they explain when she's introduced the first few times, it takes a special kind of woman to work the streets in the day instead of at night.
6th Apr '16 10:40:38 AM Morgenthaler
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* Many of them paraded through Old Town in ''SinCity'' looking like dominatrices and acting the part when messed with. The comic version depicted standard streetwalkers outside of the neighborhood as well.

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* Many of them paraded through Old Town in ''SinCity'' ''Film/SinCity'' looking like dominatrices and acting the part when messed with. The comic version depicted standard streetwalkers outside of the neighborhood as well.



* ''[[Film/SeventhHeaven 7th Heaven]]'': Diane is a streetwalker. Chico lies that she's his wife to save her from a police sweep. When the cop says they'll be following up on that, Chico and Diane realize that she'll have to move in and pretend to be his wife. Naturally, they fall in love.

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* ''[[Film/SeventhHeaven 7th Heaven]]'': ''Film/SeventhHeaven'': Diane is a streetwalker. Chico lies that she's his wife to save her from a police sweep. When the cop says they'll be following up on that, Chico and Diane realize that she'll have to move in and pretend to be his wife. Naturally, they fall in love.
19th Mar '16 5:50:28 PM ClearMadness
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* In ''Literature/TheIronTeeth'' web serial, the city of Daggerpoint's streets are walked by skimpily clad women, and some men, who wander around and solicit prospective customers.
18th Mar '16 11:11:36 PM Mdumas43073
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* "There She Goes Again", from ''Music/TheVelvetUndergroundAndNico''.
10th Feb '16 5:05:44 PM falcon2484
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* Arthur Bach spots two hookers on a corner at the beginning of ''Film/{{Arthur}}''. He picks one of them up, then tells his driver to "Give her friend a hundred dollars. She came in second."
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