If you're looking for some new conversational openers, why not learn some handy penis facts? The interesting things you should know about penises will shock and amaze pretty much anyone (well, outside of medical professionals). Plus, it's far more entertaining than trying to talk about the weather.
Even if you already know quite a bit about genitalia, there's a lot to be said about the penis. For starters, the word penis comes from a Latin word meaning tail, according to the website for The Spectator. Of course, few words have as many synonyms. According to Power Thesaurus, there are currently over 200 words that can refer to a penis, including tool, dong, and prick. Oh, and before you go thinking penis nicknames are some modern invention, check out the Timeline of Slang Terms for the Penis by Jonathon Green. You could have called it a kicky-wicky, whim-wham, or a beef in the 1600s. See? There's so much to learn about penises, and this is just the name itself.
When you look at the anatomy of the penis, the facts get even wilder. For instance, have you ever considered just how fast ejaculate leaves a penis? Or whether some men really have two working members at once? Read on to learn about these facts and more.