OK, I’m a Yokel

So a while back we were in Providence, walking up the hill in search of breakfast protein (ended up at McD, but that’s another story) and saw in the three windows across the second floor of a tidy brick building:

Adult Sex Education
Call [number]

I sez to my wife, I sez “Hey, we could…” and she sez “No way!” and that’s the end of that.

Then I find this editorial in their local paper (affectionately known as the ProJo, honest):

http://www.projo.com/opinion/editorials/content/projo_20060826_26broth.2e12f1d.html

Providence Mayor David Cicilline is having difficulty cracking down on what some call the world’s oldest profession because state law, incredibly, makes prostitution legal in Rhode Island, as long as it takes place indoors. Only streetwalkers, their pimps, and their customers who flag them down outdoors may be charged.

Gosh, I guess it’s a good thing we didn’t call that number for some pointers…

Who knew?