Orchids are named

• Orchids are named from the Greek word for testicles (orchis) because of the resemblance of their bulbs to a man’s testes.
 
• Valentine’s Day was originally associated with the mating season of birds.
 
• Male bats have the highest rate of homosexuality of any mammal.
 
• A pig’s orgasm can last up to 30 minutes.
 
• There are men in Guam whose full-time job is to travel the countryside and deflower young virgins, who pay them for the privilege of having sex for the first time… Reason: under Guam law, it is expressly forbidden for virgins to marry.
 
• In Cali, Colombia, a woman may only have sex with her husband, and the first time this happens, her mother must be in the room to witness the act.
 
• For every 35 pounds of weight a man carries over his ideal weight, his penis will appear to be one inch smaller.
 
• Women were discouraged from having orgasms during the Middle Ages because it was thought that orgasms made women less capable of getting pregnant.
 
• A man will ejaculate approximately 18 quarts of semen, containing half a trillion sperm, in his lifetime.
 
• According to the Kama Sutra, a man’ penis can stay constantly erect by applying camel’s milk and honey.
 
• In Ancient Greece, women would expose their genitals to ward of storms at sea.
 
• During the Middle Ages, if you were guilty of bestiality you’d be burned at the stake, along with the other party to your crime.
 
• When a Hawaiian woman wears a flower over her left ear, it means that she is not available.
 
• A bull can inseminate 300 cows from one single ejaculation.
 
• Mink’s are the most highly sexed animals, intercourse lasts an average of eight hours and they ejaculate up to 260,000 sperm cells at a time.
 
• In Sambia, New Guinea males must perform ritualized homosexual acts until they reach adulthood.
 
• Both humans and fish share a common sexual practice – Fellatio
 
• Ultrasound tests have revealed that male fetuses have the capability for erections in the last trimester of gestation.
 
• The origin of the word “penis” is Latin, meaning “tail.”
 
• The left testicle usually hangs lower than the right, although the reverse may be true of left-handed men.
 
• “Chrematistophilia” is arousal from being charged for sex or robbed.
 
• Prolonged stress can result in the cessation of menstruation, failure to ovulate, impotence, or loss of sex drive.
 
• The Romans made condoms from the muscle tissue of warrios they defeated in battle.
 
• Alcohol lowers the level of the sex hormone testosterone in men but increases it in women
 
• Steroids may cause reduced sperm production, shrinking of the testicles and breast growth in men
 
• Ancient Greeks admired the small firm penis, and considered the large member aesthetically unappealing.
 
• About 50% of women have one breast that is larger than the other.
 
• In Oxford, Ohio, it’s illegal for a woman to strip off her clothing while standing in front of a man’s picture.
 
• The first automatic vibrator was invented in 1869 and was steam powered. It was used to treat female disorders.
 
• 18th century condoms were fashioned from sheep, lamb and goat intestines, and sometimes fish skin.
 
• Adolescence, the social and psychological state that begins with puberty, was first defined in 1904.
 
• Puberty comes from the Latin word pubes. It refers to the 2 bones that form the front of the pelvis, or the groin.
 
• Sharks are capable of two types of reproduction? Some sharks lay eggs which are called mermaids’ purses, while others give birth to live young.
 
• The origin of the English word “orgasm” derives from the Greek, “orgaein,” meaning “to swell” or “be excited or lustful.”
 
• In 1844, Charles Goodyear obtained the first patent on a crepe rubber condom.
 
• Marilyn Monroe, the most celebrated sex icon of the 20th century, confessed to a friend that despite her three husbands and a parade of lovers, she had never had an orgasm.
 
• Experts estimate that a real orgasm burns 112 calories. A faked orgasm burns 315 calories.
 
• Homosexuality remained on the American Psychiatric Association’s list of mental illnesses until 1973.
 
• The hymen is named after the Greek god Hymenaeus, the god of marriage and weddings.
 
• About 8.5 billion condoms are produced every year worldwide.
 
• Nasophilia is the arousal from the sight, touch, licking or sucking of a partner’s nose.
 
• The G in ‘g-string’ stand for groin.
 
• Canola oil is actually called rapeseed oil, but the name was changed for marketing reasons.
 
• Studies have shown that the larger a man’s testicles, the more likely it is he’ll cheat on his mate
 
• Studies prove it’s harder to tell a convincing lie to someone you find sexually attractive

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