Proof the world is nuts!!!

Nurses Humor


in lebanon, men are legally allowed to have sex with

animals, but the animals must be female.

having sexual relations with a male animal is

punishable by death.

(like that makes sense?)

in bahrain, a male doctor may legally examine a woman's

genitals, but is prohibited from looking directly at them

during the examination. he may only see their reflection

in a mirror.

(do they look different reversed?)

muslims are banned from looking at the genitals of a

corpse. this also applies to undertakers. the organs of

the deceased must be covered with a brick or piece of

wood at all times.

(a brick??)

the penalty for masturbation in indonesia is decapitation.

(much worse than "going blind!")

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.

(let's just think for a minute; is there any job anywhere

else in the world that even comes close to this?)

in hong kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill

her adulterous husband, but may only do so with her bare

hands. the husband's lover, on the other hand, may be

killed in any manner desired.

(ah! justice!)

topless saleswomen are legal in liverpool, england -

but only in tropical fish stores.

(but of course!)

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.

(makes one shudder at the thought.)

in santa cruz, bolivia, it is illegal for a man to have

sex with a woman and her daughter at the same time.

(i presume this was a big enough problem that they had

to pass this law?)

in maryland, it is illegal to sell condoms from vending

machines with one exception: prophylactics may be

dispensed from a vending machine only "in places where

alcoholic beverages are sold for consumption on the


(is this a great country or what? not as great as guam!)

banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an


(who volunteers for this stuff?)

humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex

for pleasure.

(is that why flipper was always smiling?)

the strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

(hummm....i won't touch that one!)

the ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30

times its own weight, and always falls over on its right

side when intoxicated.

(from drinking little bottles of...? how did the government pay for this research??)

butterflies taste with their feet.

(ah, gees!)

an ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain.

(i know some people like that.)

starfish don't have brains.

(i know some people like that, too)

and, the best for last..... turtles can breathe through their butts.

(do you think they have bad breath?)

not sure if this is true. but i thought i would pass it on anyway.


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Specializes in Corrections, Psych, Med-Surg.

How we love those urban myths. Especially when they make "other" people look foolish.

Specializes in LTC/Peds/ICU/PACU/CDI.


nursedawn67, LPN

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Specializes in Geriatrics, LTC.

I love these! :D


940 Posts

i think i am going to move to guam to find a job:)

where did you find theses interesting facts?

i don't think i am interested in going to cali,columbia, not up to having motherin law watch to verify the act.


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Very funny!


26 Posts

LOL Thanks


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The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

(Hummm....I won't touch THAT one!)

Men don't seem to think so....:rolleyes:



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Originally posted by mark_LD_RN

where did you find theses interesting facts?

Got them in an email. Not sure how valid they are. Feel kind of guility about posting them though.


160 Posts

no need to feel guilty for posting! You are sharing knowledge (or lack of) with your peers :) I enjoyed them!


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I needed that laugh - thank you!!


186 Posts

Thanks for the chuckle... I was cackling out loud and my sleeping husband heard me and hollered for me to hush..hahahaha

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