Condoms: the Universal Language (Special condom issue)
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Fri, 31 Jan 97 14:10:04 -0800
Subject: Condoms: the Universal Language (Special condom issue)
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CONDOMS: THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE
Denmark: gummimand - rubberman
Germany: lummeltute - naughty bag
Hong Kong: pei dang vi - bulletproof vest
Hungary: ovszer - safety tool
Indonesia: koteca - penis gourd
Nigeria: okpuamu - penis hat
Portugal: camisa de Venus - Venus' shirt
Australia: love glove
Greece: kapota - overcoat
Spain: globo - balloon
France: capote Anglaise - English raincoat
England/US: French letter - French letter -psl]
More Brand-Name Condoms
[For the original Fun_People list of "Brand Name Condoms" see
<http://www.empire.net/~psl/Fun_People/1996/1996BDN.html> ... -psl]
[UPDATE: The Fun_People archive moved in September 1998 to:
California Lotto condoms
Cambells Soup condoms
Mm, mm good.
Carl's Jr. condoms
If it doesn't get all over the place, it doesn't belong
in your face...
General Electric condoms
We bring good things to life!
The quicker picker upper.
where do you want to go today ?
It keeps going and going and going....
It melts in your mouth, not in your hands!
Use them? people do.
Taco Bell condoms
Get some; make a run for the border.
For friends and family.
Double Mint condoms
Double your pleasure, double your fun!
The Sears latex condoms
One coat is good for the entire winter.
Delta Airlines condoms
Delta's ready when you are.
The Star Trek condoms
To Boldly Go Where No Man Has Gone Before.
[Hmmmm... I wonder what other condom-related humor is in the Archives?
Using the little search engine that's available as part of the Fun_People
Archive page at <http://www.empire.net/psl-bin/Fun_Search.cgi> to search in
the 1996 archives for "condom," I find the 28 matches listed below (note that
June 5th has the Brand-Name Condom list mentioned above...
(NOTE: The Fun_People archive moved in September 1998 to:
_16 Jan -:- Beyond the Beltway 1995_
_23 Feb -:- Reef Madness_
_ 4 Mar -:- Euro-condoms take unity to new lengths_
_18 Mar -:- Burning for each other?_
_22 Mar -:- The BOFH - Genesis_
_14 May -:- Modern mythology -- The Riddle of the Sphinx Revisited_
_15 May -:- Useless (and unsubstantiated) facts_
_19 May -:- Weirdness  - 26Apr96_
_29 May -:- The Comedian's Eye View of 5/30/96_
_ 5 Jun -:- Brand Name Condoms_
_19 Jun -:- The Comedian's Eye View from 6/20/96_
_21 Jun -:- The Comedian's Eye View of 6/21/96_
_21 Jun -:- The Comedian's Eye View from 6/24/96_
_19 Jul -:- Weirdness  - 28Jun96_
_12 Aug -:- Evolution in action_
_13 Aug -:- The Comedian's Eye view from 8/6/96, 8/8/96, 8/9/96, & 8/12/96_
_13 Aug -:- The Comdian's Eye View of 8/14/96_
_19 Aug -:- sex for republicans_
_26 Aug -:- Republican Convention Digest_
_30 Aug -:- Weirdness  - 9Aug96_
_18 Sep -:- Much Trivial Trivia_
_24 Sep -:- Drugs - Heroin Action Figures & Mr. McCurry's Dilemma_
_25 Sep -:- Harper's Index -- August, 1996_
_ 4 Oct -:- Disney Shows Two Worlds_
_15 Nov -:- Weirdness  - 25Oct96_
_16 Dec -:- Weirdness  - 22Nov96_
_18 Dec -:- WhiteBoardness - 12/18/96_
_19 Dec -:- Pinpoint Marketing_
To get a "live" version of this list that you can click on to jump to the
specified article, do the following:
(1) Use a web browser to go to http://www.empire.net/psl-bin/Fun_Search.cgi
(after 9/98 go to http://www.langston.com/psl-bin/Fun_Search.cgi)
(2) Scroll to the middle of the page (at "Fun_Archive Search")
(3) Type "condom" (sans quotes) in the Pattern field
(4) Make sure that the 1996 checkbox is checked
(5) Click the "Search in Fun_Archives" button
(6) Wait. (This is the World Wide Wait, isn't it?)
© 1997 Peter Langston