Medicine And The Media

Women behaving badly

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7052.307 (Published 03 August 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:307
  1. Caroline White

    James is waiting for Sally to return home from London, where she has been presenting a paper. Not only is he able to fork pasta into his mouth while working on a thesis, without spilling any on to the keyboard of his laptop, but, we are told: “Down below his testicles are going into metabolic overdrive.” Fortunately for the multitalented James he is unaware of these tumultuous events in his trousers, which will ensure that next time he makes love with Sally, he will ejaculate 700 million sperm into her vagina rather than the normal 200-400 million.

    Abstinence doesn't enter into this particular equation either, as Channel 4's programme explains. According to Robin Baker and Mark Bellis of the University of Manchester, James is automatically compensating for Sally's possible infidelity. By keeping her “topped up” …

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