Victorian-era women enjoyed making love, according to earliest sex survey

Fortunate that, really. Otherwise there wouldn\’t have been all that many Edwardians.

Yes, this does mean that granny, great granny and great great granny most likely enjoyed getting it on. Philip Larkin was wrong you see, fucking didn\’t start in 1963.

3 thoughts on “Victorian-era women enjoyed making love, according to earliest sex survey”

  1. So Much For Subtlety

    Well not really. Female enjoyment of sex is utterly irrelevant to the survival of the species. The fact that women can enjoy sex is probably a total co-incidence. Stephen Jay Gould wrote an essay on this entitled something like Male Nipples and Female Ripples – women enjoy sex for the same reason men have nipples, not because they need them but because evolution is cheap.

    There are, after all, a lot of Somalis in the world

  2. I find it hard to believe women actually wanting to have sex isn’t a larger evolutionary advantage than say, having eyebrows to keep the sweat out of my eyes.

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