Friday, June 15, 2012

WTF News Story Of The Day: Cooked Squid Inseminates Woman's Mouth

Yet another reason not to eat that nasty shit. From io9.

Cooked squid inseminates woman's "tongue, cheek and gums"

Here's a story that could put you off calamari for a while.

According to a scientific paper from the Journal of Parasitology, a 63-year-old Korean woman "experienced severe pain in her oral cavity immediately after eating a portion of parboiled squid along with its internal organs."

She spat out the food in her mouth, but still had a "pricking and foreign-body sensation" in her oral cavity. When she went to the hospital, they removed a dozen "small, white spindle-shaped, bug-like organisms stuck in the mucous membrane of the tongue, cheek, and gingiva."

Yes, the dead squid's spermatophores were still active, and they'd inseminated the woman's mouth.

(Continued here)

1 comment:

  1. Ack! Next time, she probably ought to ask for the calamari WITHOUT the sauce.



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