27 February 2006
I am normally not one to grumble about plastic surgery hey, it's your body but this seems a trifle weird:
Women have resorted to backstreet hymen repair for centuries in religions and cultures in which marrying as a virgin is sacred and losing your "maidenhead" before matrimony can mean shame, or even being put to death. But an increasing number of women ... are now electing to be "revirginised" using modern techniques as a purely cosmetic or lifestyle choice, to "put the sparkle" back into their marriage or give their husband a surprise on the second honeymoon.
They usually opt also to have one of the new "designer vagina" procedures, such as tightening up of the vaginal canal slackened by childbirth, or the cosmetic trimming of enlarged labia.
Even if I didn't live in a place where tattoo shops are illegal, I might think this was a bit much. Then again, I own no such, um, plumbing, so perhaps it's not for me to say.
Of course, if a monologue should ensue, I reserve the right to dismiss it as so much twaddle.
(Via McGehee, who also resisted the obvious "cherry" jokes.)Posted at 8:15 PM to Table for One