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Security measures

He's relieved that the security measures here don't extend to a fingerprint or iris scanner, and he remembers Isaac's proposal for a biometric identification system which required the user to perform thirty seconds of oral sex on an androgynous piezo-electric tubercle, on the basis that any given individual's precise oral sex technique is both unique and impossible to teach or imitate.

(Glow by Ned Beauman, p.119)

Folk medicine

I came a couple of times, so my brain's fall full of oxytocin - plus you wouldn't leave my nipples alone, which was, you know, nice, but that means even more oxytocin - and that'll make me want to pair-bond with you and then, like, cry when you don't call. But alcohol messes with hormone release from the hypothalamus and the pituitary. So if I drink something neurotoxic right after we fuck, I don't bond with you so much. It's folk medicine, I guess, but I kind of trust it.

(Glow by Ned Beauman, p.40)