and figures pulled from the vastness of history.
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in Ancient Cultures
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of the Ages
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the Vikings were troubled by the thought that size matters
earliest known illustration of a man using a condom during sexual intercourse
is painted on the wall of a cave in France. It is dated between 12,000 and
15,000 years old.
"Used underwear that has
supposedly been previously worn by schoolgirls is being offered for
sale in vending machines in Japan. Though we don't know the current
price for such items, in 1993 they sold for the equivalent of US
$50 apiece." - Snopes
During the 1920s, it was believed that jazz music
caused one to permanently lose his sexual inhibitions. It was often
banned in many cities. One private company went as far as to sell
the elites "jazz proof" furniture.
The female bedbug has no sexual opening. To get
around this dilemma, the male uses his curved penis to drill a
vagina into the female.
Those who are aroused by fondling, licking, caressing, kissing,
etc of the buttocks. (
unusual sex practices)
Troubadours lived during the 11th to 13th centuries at which
time many were killed for heresy by the Church. These men taught
birth control, that sex should be enjoyed and that love should
be considered in selecting a marriage partner. Troubadours
turned the hearts of many away from the stoic traditions with
their romantic ballads. - ...their philosophy of romance
and courtship filtered into the upper classes who had the free
time to indulge in contemplations of titillating or torrid
unusual sex practices)
- sex in a parked car.) An English term for a sport where people
watch couples having sex in parked cars. The couples in the cars perform
for those who gather around outside their car.
- refers to binding or tying the penis. Young Athenian men used to tie a string
around their foreskin to protect the glans penis while doing events in the
nude. Ligation is used today by gay men in sex games. They join them
together with a string to create a form of bondage.
- refers to those who are aroused by sacred objects. This may include such
things as masturbating with crosses or while sitting in the church
pews. Some have even broken into the churches at night and had sex
on the altar. (texas '69) ( unusual sex practices)
Refers to those who are aroused
by trains. Couples sometimes reserve a cabin and will have sex
standing up in front of the window as the train passes through a town or
station. Others squeeze into bathrooms or sneak quickies in
corners. Trains provide more privacy and opportunity to socialize
than airplanes or buses.
"Oh Lord give
me chastity, but do not give it yet."
In the Aztec culture
avocados were considered so sexually powerful, virgins were
restricted from contact with them.
-Cola's Risqué Poster
Released in the mid 80s.
this image prompted a total recall of all posters.
'Close your eyes and think of
remained on the American Psychiatric Association's list of mental illnesses
While not as extreme as the
ancient Israelite punishment for adultery (stoning), Greek men still had their
fair share of discomfort when their pubic hair was removed and a large radish
was shoved up their rectum.