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Examples

  • Massimo from upstairs always says that Florence is a putana, a mercantile city only interested in selling her soul.

    The Memory Palace

  • He says, “If I track this back to you, your putana is dead.”

    Savages

  • Who really gets to go anywhere for Spring Break besides the putana sorority girls and drunken Neanderthals?

    qdiosa Diary Entry

  • "And damn that putana and her family for working with them."

    The Saracen: Land of the Infidel

  • Your putana friend has been despoiled, I fear, and many of her menservants killed and her women hurt. "

    The Saracen: The Holy War

  • "If you want to know what is interesting," said the guard, "what is interesting is the pretty little putana the older Tartar travels with.

    The Saracen: The Holy War

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  • It's interesting that puttana means bitch in Italian, but has a different etymology (the naked putti).

    June 13, 2008

  • A great demon called Putana dresses as a beautiful young girl and offers her breast milk to baby Krishna. She has smeared deadly posion on her nipples, planning to kill baby Krishna... (There's a video, cartoon re-enactment here.)

    June 13, 2008