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The Search for Dr. Condom, Birth-Control Pioneer

The word ‘condom’ doesn’t really linguistically mean anything or make any sense. One theory is that Charles II had a physician, Dr. Condom, who prescribed him cloth models when he couldn’t stop having illegitimate children. But that story is probably fake. Dr. Condom, where are you?

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