(Apparently, doing this isn’t likely to damage the scrotum. bbc.co.uk)
I couldn’t resist linking to a post on the history of the mythical condition known in medical circles as “cello scrotum,” (one I had never heard of until Kristen from Florida forwarded me the article from the BBC). How could one not be moved by such double-entendre rich writing as-
“A spokesman for the BMJ said that, 34 years on, no-one faced the sack for failing to spot the implausible condition. “
Well, I’m glad nobody is facing a sack afflicted with “cello scrotum.”
One might applaud the BBC for having the balls to tackle so bawdy a subject, but I can only bow in admiration when a member of the House of Lords admits to “dining out” on cello scrotum for thirty years. And, I fall, supplicant, upon the floor in awe of the BBC’s use of the heading
What more can I say….
Check out the BBCs podcast from PM on the subject.