Seamen and Semen

January 18, 2011

Sometimes homophones are fun.

Here’s a website for women looking to drop anchor on a boat captain and, er, sail through life as his first mate.

POIS sufferer; needs a sea captain

“Sea Captain Date is the only place for Sea Captains to connect with men and women who share a love of the ocean. With thousands of Captains already online, is the destination for romance on the seven seas!”

And here we have an article explaining a horrific condition: men who are allergic to their own semen.

“There’s a mysterious phenomenon in which some men, immediately after having an orgasm, come down with a flu-like illness. Now Dutch scientists are saying these men may be allergic to their own semen … The condition is known as post-orgasmic illness sydrome, or POIS.”

We used to have a name for men who get sick after having sex with women: gay.