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Tue Apr 3, 2012, 02:40 PM

Croatian Woman Creates Popular Made-to-Measure Penis Warmers

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By Sumitra on April 3rd, 2012 Category: Funny, News, Pics

If we can have warm clothing for our heads, hands and feet, why leave out male genitalia? That’s exactly the attitude of the Croats, who used hand-knitted woolen penis warmers in the past. The centuries-old tradition has now been revived by a 55-year-old Croatian woman, Radmilla Kus. An avid knitter, she started off by making slippers for tourists, but her ‘willy warmers’ have turned out to be far more popular. When the orders started pouring in she just couldn’t keep up with them, so she had to hire a small army of knitters. Radmilla also conducts 90-minute courses, showing participants how to make the warmers

Winters in Croatia’s mountains are so severe that frost-bite was a serious problem for men in the past, especially during long horse rides. So to avoid permanent damage to their genitals, the warmers, called “Nakurnjak” came into use. They were more popular in the Mrkopalj mountain region of Croatia, where wives would knit penis warmers for their husbands. According to Radmilla, “Wives believed that keeping their man’s private parts warm allowed him to remain fertile and increased their chance of having children.” It’s funny, because in hotter countries such as where I come from, men are advised to keep their genitals cool to improve fertility!



Photo: Depo.ba

Radmilla’s penis warmers are made to order, for which the measurements of each customer need to be taken. Just like in the old times, she says. Of course, if people are shy, they can measure themselves and provide her with the numbers. “Everyone wants XXL, although M would be sufficient. Such is the male ego,” she says. Radmilla is thrilled about the fact that her revival of the long-forgotten tradition has paid off wonderfully. She’s even been invited to speak about her products in the US, where she plans to present a personalized gift to President Barack Obama. I wonder how she would get hold of his measurements, though. She’d probably be better off playing it safe with an over-sized one!

http://www.odditycentral.com/pics/croatian-woman-creates-popular-made-to-measure-penis-warmers.html

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n2doc Apr 2012 OP
Ruby the Liberal Apr 2012 #1
Initech Apr 2012 #2
saras Apr 2012 #3
AtheistCrusader Apr 2012 #4
surrealAmerican Apr 2012 #6
MADem Apr 2012 #5
ZombieHorde Apr 2012 #7

Response to n2doc (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2012, 05:42 PM

1. On a weird but more serious note

This is rather fascinating. Video at the link. Goldman Sachs guy quit his day job to form a company that specializes in custom condoms.

I thought it was a joke when it was originally posted, but this is rather intriguing.

http://insider.thomsonreuters.com/link.html?cn=share&cid=595260&shareToken=MzozNjU3M2EzMC1hMmFmLTQ2NDAtYmQ1NC1kOGE2Yzk2ZmNhYWU%3D

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Response to n2doc (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 05:13 PM

2. Give 'em to the GOP - that whole party is one gigantic penis measuring contest anymore.

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Response to n2doc (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 08:37 PM

3. Hand-knitted? Wool? Ouch! I hope they're lined or something

 

re Obama - for the purpose of gifts (which I'm sure are going to be closely examined by the Secret Service anyways - that's NOT something you want terrorists getting a hold of), I'm sure they can get measurements from some official who will get them from Mrs. Obama.

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Wed Apr 4, 2012, 11:58 PM

4. Everything old is new again.

Echoes of WWII bomber crews, and their 'peter heaters'.

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Response to AtheistCrusader (Reply #4)

Thu Apr 5, 2012, 09:56 PM

6. On Ravelry (it's a knitting site) you will find them ...

... by searching for "willie warmers".


I always figured they were a joke.

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Thu Apr 5, 2012, 09:21 PM

5. Funny as hell--they look a bit like boiled wool! nt

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Sun Apr 8, 2012, 08:01 PM

7. Montana can be cold, but not that cold. I think I'll pass on this one. nt

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