Tag Archives: Mary Roach

Grunt… part 5.

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And we’re back.

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I don’t know, from the look of that picture? I think I’d rather drown.

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Anyone who has served in the military or been in close proximity to those who do… knows what bug juice is. The fact that it was used in a toilet is not a surprise.

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His brain literally exploded. That’s mind blowing…

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Aren’t you glad you follow my blog?

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Clue me in here. I’ve been around servicemen for the past 40 years or so and have yet to see pigs or chickens tattooed on their feet. Point of fact… it’s bad luck to even say the word pig on a lobster boat. Seriously, the old school fisherman will light you up for that.

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Grunt … part 4.

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Continuing in the most ridiculous stories of warfare vein, let’s talk about stink.

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Stink bombs. Not just for 3rd graders anymore…

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Can you imagine being the researchers on this project? I wouldn’t want their dry cleaning bill.

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3 percent of white people wanted vomit perfume? I believe I’ve walked past a few of them at Wal Mart….

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Vomit snacks? I’m quite certain I’ve never been that hungry.

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Grunt… part 3.

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Did I mention I was surprised at the amount of space devoted to penile combat injuries in this book ?

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It definitely wasn’t what I expected…

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Though I admit I now know more about the subject than I probably need to.

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Ditto that for Liquid Ass.

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No, this book wasn’t at all what I expected and as I read on? It kept going downhill…

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Forget nuclear weapons and terrorism, it’s the unruly digestive tract that will be the death of us.

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When they said war is Hell? That’s what they meant…

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Baby wipes? Sailors are such delicate creatures…

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Grunt… part two.

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Mary Roach’s books are always interesting and bizarre, but above all? They’re educational. For instance I now know more about military penile injuries than I ever thought possible… and to be honest, more than I ever thought I’d need.

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Buckle up boys, it’s about to get personal.

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Men. It’s all about priorities.

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One should always be polite when referencing another man’s dick.

( Funny side note- spellcheck changed dick to duck three times. I suppose either one works )

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Transgender community to the rescue. Paving the way to dick reconstruction for decades. Huzzah!

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That last sentence will be giving me bad dreams for months to come. No pun intended.

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All joking aside, it’s a serious and very sad reality for soldiers facing today’s modern warfare. IEDs cause long lasting trauma, both physically and emotionally. The military can’t keep up.

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Grunt – the curious science of humans at war.

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It’s that time again…

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Yes, I’ve found another delightfully quirky book written by Mary Roach…. and you know I have to share some tidbits. This time it’s about war. Not the soldiers, not the battles, but rather the science behind the support of it. Weapons, uniforms, experimental tactics etc., and trust me it gets bizarre quickly.

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Ah, homophobia. Keeping men guessing in foxholes for generations.

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This definitely warrants further investigation.

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You can’t argue with that logic.

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Isn’t history grand?

And in case you think the book doesn’t include weird and wonderful graphics –

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To be continued….

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Bonk… part 7.

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You know the drill, crazy excerpts from a book about sex, read at your own risk.

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I can honestly say I’ve never owned a vibrator, but if they can drive me to the grocery store and keep the conversation sparkling? I might have to reconsider.

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Reading this list has left me almost speechless. I say almost because I’m dying to know why the plantain needed a condom.

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I am now seriously rethinking the amount of time my husband spends on the throne.

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I enjoy the feeling of a clean and minty mouth…. but not that much.

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While at first glance this doesn’t seem like a bad thing, I can see how it might keep you distracted at work.. or little Susie’s ballet recital.

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Bonk… part 6.

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Same book about sex, same warning applies. Tender hearted readers take note.. it’s about to get weird.

First up in today’s excerpts are tales from the factory floor.

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Being a porn star isn’t limited to (and I use this term loosely) acting in films. Apparently you can make money recreating and selling your penetrable parts. Who knew?

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Wise choice Maria. No need to make daddy feel inferior.

Leaving the body part factory, we get a history lesson in contraceptives.

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I suppose a cat liver ankle might dissuade the foot fetish suitors.

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I don’t know about you, but I’ve met many a woman with a furious womb.

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Is it any wonder the womb is furious? Geesh. No one wants to be compared to a badger.

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Bonk… part 5.

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Required sex warning – the following contains explicit excerpts from one seriously wacky book. Continue at the risk of disturbing mental images.

As you already know, the male member, its malfunctions and various cures feature heavily in this series.

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Because sometimes you feel like pumping, and sometimes you don’t.

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I’m not a man and therefor have no physical frame of reference… but is perpetual half mast really where men want to be?

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The Smithsonian has a penis bone collection? Why doesn’t this surprise me..

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It seems Thai women are not to be screwed with. Or Thai ducks either for that matter..

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The little man in the boat? I can’t even….

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It makes you wonder just how much suction one man could need. And remember, I did warn you about mental images.

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Bonk… part 4.

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You know the drill. The following excerpts are from a Mary Roach book about sex. You have been warned…

While Viagra is a relatively new treatment, cures for male impotence have been around for a long time. Two testicles not getting the job done? No problem, just get yourself a third.

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Yes, they really did have an add a testicle procedure, though it was not without its issues.

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Ponder that for a moment.

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Feel free to whip up that cocktail at your next dinner party. Gin, orange juice, grenadine and absinthe. Not sure what that recipe has to do with the family jewels, but I’m sure it will be a hit all the same.

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If that’s not trivia to impress your friends, I don’t know what is.

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Sodomization does seem a trifle extreme for pilfering a tomato, but clearly the Romans took their gardens more seriously than I do.

( If you want a good giggle? Do a Google image search on Priapus. That is one massive cucumber. 😳 )

Bonk … part 3.

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You know the drill. This book is about sex… proceed at your own peril.

The first fun fact will thrill men and relieve their locker room anxiety in no time flat.

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This next item will come as no surprise to women.

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Seriously, we never doubted this.

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Now there’s a recipe I never thought I’d share.

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I didn’t feel the need to watch Iron crotch, but if you’re so inclined? Please write a review.

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Nose erections. Tell me how glad you are to be my blog follower now.

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I hear volunteering for public service is good for the soul. Perhaps I should include a sign up sheet…?

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