12 Weird Facts You Don't Know About Having Testicles!


Dear reader, I believe you have used the sentence "She/He's got balls" at some point in your life! Why wouldn't you?

Well, have your ever thought about your knowledge on testicles? Well, here are some fun facts for you!

Source: http://metro.co.uk/

1. The origin of the word avocado comes from the Aztecs. It literally means testicles...


2. The word "orchid" is originated from the ancient Greek word "orkhis." As you can guess, Orkhis means testicles.


Can you spot a resemblance?

3. Testicle is originally a Latin word and it means "witness." In Pagan tradition, men hold other men's testicles when they have to swear an oath. This way, testicles have beared witness to the power and promise of the man.


You now know why they say "He's got balls" when someone does something courageous.

Interesting, eh? πŸ˜πŸ˜‚


4. Some men cut their left testicles to have male children around the Middle Ages.


Because it was believed that the right testicle created male and the left testicle created female children.Β 

That would hurt a lot 😱

5. Testicles can grow as much as twice as big during intercourse.


6. Testicles can create around 200 million sperm each day!


Just like a factory!

7. The left testicle is usually larger than the right testicle.


This allows testicles to take up less space.😁

8. The Roman Catholic Church didn't allow women to sing in their church choirs. They managed to uphold this tradition for over 300 years. The reason behind this decision is as follows:


In the 16th century, male children's testicles were cut in order to obtain a voice that is similar to a woman's voice.Β 

This operation became widespread around other Catholic churches. These children are called "castrati."Β 

Castratis become increasingly successful around the 17th and 18th centuries. Their success peaked around the 1850s. It is believed that famous composer Mozart worked with many castratis as well.

9. Another weirdness from the Catholic Church: There is an interesting chair exhibited in the Vatican Museum that is called "sedia stercoraria." This potty like chair served an unusual purpose:


Pope candidates had to sit on this chair and their manhood was evaluated by checking the candidates' testicles.πŸ˜…

10. There are several theories about why men have testicles as external organs.

The most widespread theory claims that having external testicles keeps the penis temperature at a balance and this increases the number of sperm.

However, elephants, anteaters and aardvarks have internal testicle systems. This is the reason why this theory is not approved yet.

11. Lymphedema can cause testicles to grow to terrifying sizes.

Click to see.

12. Between the 16th and 18th centuries, Canadian women used beaver testicles as a birth control technique. These women drank beaver testicles with either alcohol or tea.


Thank god we have science and technology today!πŸ‘Š

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