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The Morning Wood Johnson Foundation

December 1, 2009 Leave a comment

crossposted at Snarky’s Machine

I’ve been woken up by the same clock radio for twenty-nine years, and for nearly as long I’ve tuned it to one of the local NPR stations. So it should come as no surprise that I end up attributing each sleep cycle’s last incidence of nocturnal penile tumescence with the seductive voices of Renee Montagne, Mara Liasson, Susan Stamberg, Cokie Roberts and the deliciously surnamed Jean Cochrane.

Voices do have the ability to turn me on, however. At least three times in my life I’ve fallen in love with someone before meeting but after hearing her voice on the phone. I can’t point to a single type of voice that does it for me, but I can say that it has to have a musical, laughing quality about it.

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