Mr. Smarty Pants Sexual Knowledge
Sex, Science, and Statistics
According to the book Hidden Bedroom Partners: Needs and Motives That Destroy
Sexual Pleasure, what your partner does after sex may have lots of hidden meanings. Immediately rolling over and going
to sleep may indicate anger. Going to the bathroom may reflect feelings of guilt.
The typical person spends about 600 hours having sex between the ages of 20 and
Reserachers say that condoms exposed to smog and ozone are less effective.
Americans spend twice as much money on pornography than they do on cookies.
A survey in Cosmopolitan magazine said that foreplay usually last 14
to 17 minutes for the average married couple, and that the man typically reaches orgasm after six minutes of copulation.
According to the Earthsave Foundation, the sperm count of the average American
male is down 30 percent from 30 years ago.
According to Runner's World magazine, two out of three runners say that
they fantasize about sex while running. On the other hand, one out of 11 fantasizes about running while having sex.
On average, it takes two tablespoons of blood to get a man's penis erect.
According to one theory, people who chew a lot of ice have a high sex drive.
The 1992 Kinsey Report established that the average man's speed of emission was
18 kilometers per hour.
According to the National Institute of Business Management, one of every eight
boss-secretary romances ends in marriage. One out of 10 secretaries admits to having been romantically involved with her boss,
with only 25 percent saying that the experience had negative impact on their careers.
According to Archives of General Medicine, coffee drinkers have sex more frequently
and enjoy it more than non-coffee drinkers.
Working Woman reports that companies with the lowest percentage
of women workers have the highest percentage of sexual harassment complaints.
Master's and Johnson's stages of the sexual response cycle are excitement, plateau,
orgasm, and resolution.
The average time that a man lasts after penetration is two minutes.
According to the Kinsey Report, 10 percent of the population is exclusively hetero
According to the Hite Report, candles are the artificial device used more frequently
by women when masturbating.
According to Kinsey Report (1953), 15 percent of the female population was capable
of multiple orgasms.
20 million Americans watch pornography annually.
Regular cranberry juice is better for a bladder infection than organic cranberry
juice because of the acidity of the preservative benzoic acid.
The vagina and the eye are self-cleaning organs.
According to Susan Lark, MD, director of the PMS Self-Help Center in Los Altos,
Calif., having sex with orgasm relieves menstrual cramps because the vigorous muscle action moves blood and other fluids away
from congested organs.
Sex and Religion
According to certain rabbinical interpretations, Adam had sex with animals.
The passage of the bible that discourages masturbation is Genesis 38:7-11, which
is story about when Judah's son, Er, died childless and his brother, Onan, was required to impregnate Er's widow. During sex,
Onan withdrew and "spilled his seed," which displeased God, who eventually killed him. Onanism means "male masturbation" and
The prophet Hosea was commanded to marry a prostitute because Israel, herself,
hath committed great whoredom.
David, king of Israel, had an affair with Bathsheba, an other man's wife, and had
the man sent off to battle to die so her could marry her himself.
According to Jewish law (the Mishnah), laborers were advised to have intercourse
with their wives twice a week. Ass drivers, on the other hand, were directed to do it once a week. By the way, the unemployed
were directed to do it every day.
From the 6th until 11th century, the church treated homosexuals no more harshly
than couples who practiced contraception. The early Christian church was also more permissive toward abortion than contraception
and more permissive toward homosexuality than masturbation.
Henry I of England charged a tax to ecclesiastics who abandoned celibacy. The
practice began in 1129.
At the time of the Reformation, there were 100,000 prostitutes were there in England.
In the 10th century, it was ruled that a cleric who experienced a wet dream
would have to sing 7 prescribed penitential psalms right after the fact and in the morning sing 30 more.
The celibacy requirement for priesthood adopted by the Lateran Council in 1215.
St. Augustine had a concubine to whom he was faithful for 15 years. He said
that his youth "boiled over in fornication." He also epitomized a general feeling among church fathers that the act of intercourse
was fundamentally disgusting.
St. Jerome said that full grown virgin women should never bathe and should be ashamed
of their bodies.
St. Tertullian called women "the devil's gateway ... on account of you, even
the son of God had to die."
St. Boniface is the saint that one should invoke in cases of sodomy.
Sex and Language
"Reltney" is archaic slang for "penis."
"Hockey" is archaic slang for "semen."
"Amy-John" is archaic slang for a "lesbian."
"Buck-snort" is archaic slang for a "fart."
"Scrump" is archaic slang for "the sexual act." Ben Franklin referred to prostitutes
"Old Joe" is slang for "syphilis."
"Morning dew" is slang for "gonorrhea."
The word "ejaculation" comes from the Latin word meaning "throwing out."
The G-spot, a sensitive area located inside the vagina on the upper wall, an
inch or two behind the back of the pubic bone, is named for Dr. Ernest Grafenberg.
The modern psychiatric definition of nymphomaniac is a woman who cannot experience
sexual satisfaction regardless of the number of orgasms or partners she has.
Pornography is derived from the Greek word meaning "the writings of prostitutes."
The word "masochism" was coined because of the 1870 novel, Venus In Furs.
The expression venereal disease was first used in 1527 by Jacques de Bethercourt.
According to author Camille Paglia in Sexual Personae, Bob Dylan's song
"Ballad of a Thin Man" contains lyrics that describe the rape-like devouring of a penis described as a breast. ("You're a
cow! Give me some milk or else go home!")
According to one source, there are about 1,000 recognized slang words for "vagina."
Aphallatosis is a mental disorder resulting from a lack of sex life.
In the 17th century, Spain boasted that it was free of sexual deviance. When
referring to bestiality, Spanish nicknamed it "the Italian vice."
Around the turn of the century, British newspapers advertised brassieres as "patent
The word "sex" was coined in 1382.
Syphillis was known as "the French Disease" in Italy and "the English Disease"
Porn star Candida Royale was named after a yeast infection.
If We Could *#$%*&!@ With the Animals
Bats have sex in the air while flying.
Kinsey found that the most frequent animal/human sex was in excess of eight times
a week. The age group that was the most frequent was less than 15 years old.
Erect giraffe penises are four feet long.
Chinese lovers, before the days of Mao, were most fond of sex with fowl.
When faced with an unfamiliar partner, a pregnant female rat or mouse will spontaneously
abort its fetus and go into heat.
To have sex with donkeys, Mongol men would often tie their hind legs together.
Average sexual intercourse between minks lasts eight hours.
Middle Eastern cave paintings reveal that men used to have sex with female crocodiles
because they believed that it would make them rich and important
A dragonfly's penis has a shovel on the end that scoops out a rival male's semen
The Inca enacted laws to prevent llama drivers from having sex with their animals
and enforced the laws be requiring that the llama drivers be escorted by chaperones. Because they are in heat, female baboons
will show their buttocks to males.
The average gorilla weighing 200 pounds has a penis that is two inches long.
When turning to sex with animals, Marquesan men are more likely to have sex with
Upon losing battles, apes will tend to masturbate.
Male boars excite females by breathing on their faces. (They have smelly breath.)
In the animal kingdom, chimpanzees hold the record for the fastest quickies.
Sexual intercourse can last as little as three seconds.
Slugs can fertilize their own eggs.
Most giraffes are bisexual.
Billy goats urinate on their own heads to smell more attractive to females.
The Aplysia californica or sea hare, which resemble slugs more than they do
snails, are found around West Coast beaches where they eat so much seaweed that they can weigh up to 15 pounds and reach two
feet in length. The only other activity that they are known to do other than eating is copulating.
Pigs and hogs have corkscrew-shaped penises.
The sea slug does little more than eat, sleep, and copulate--actually it
copulates a lot, often in orgies. One researcher at the University of Miami has witnessed as many as 10 sea slugs at a time
engaging in chain copulating.
Kellogg's Corn Flakes were invented by a Dr. Kellogg in hopes that they would reduce