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← Male circumcision is a weapon in the sperm wars

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I remember reading/watching somewhere that the foreskin serves another evolutionary/mating purpose.

Not quoted verbatim, but I think that it was something like this:

If a mans sexual partner has been recently with another man, then his (the primary partner) foreskin and the head of the penis will act as a sort of trow and bucket (very crude and barely accurate way of putting it) to scrape out the semen of the previous man, thus making it more likely that his sperm will be the ones with the greater chance to impregnate her.

Fri, 06 Jun 2008 11:26:00 UTC | #180021