We have collected some interesting facts and trivia about the penis. This male organ has been subject to great scrutiny to truly understand it yet it proves to be more complex than ever.
1. ONE SIZE FITS ALL
Majority of penises are actually the same size when erect which is 6-7 inches.
2. DOUBLE WHAMMY
Around 100 men in the world have two penises caused by a medical condition called “Diphallus”.
3. UNFAIR DISMISSAL
Impotence is adequate grounds to divorce him in 24 American states.
4. WHERE’S WILLY
“Koro”, dubbed ‘penis panic’ is a certified mass hysteria where men believe their members are in danger of vanishing. It’s more common in Africa and the Far East
5. A STIFF REACTION
If the cause of death is hanging (death penalty), the male body often get a stiffy, known as the death erection.
6. BUSY BOYS
The average man experiences 7,200 ejaculations in a lifetime
7. HAND PLAY
The average number of times a man will ejaculate from masturbation is 2,000
Ok, so you can’t actually break his tackle as there’s no bone there, but he can suffer from a penile fracture where his member turns blue – ouch!
9. CURVY GUY
As men get older they’re more likely to suffer from a condition called Peyronie’s syndrome – if their penis bends too much in a certain way during sex it causes small tears in the tissue and gives the penis a curved shape.
10. BLUE BALLS
The myth surrounding men getting blue balls is not porky pies, it does exist in science and is known as “prostatic congestion,”. The symptoms of ache in the testicles are a result “trapped” blood. Although an orgasm does relieve it BUT it is not the only solution, the doctor suggests a nice warm shower or an aspirin can also fix it.
11. FAST AND FURIOUS
The average speed of ejaculation is 28 miles per hour.
12. MINI ME
The smallest natural penis ever recorded was 5/8 of an inch, that’s 1.59cm or for British readers, yes you read that correct.
13. RECORD BREAKER
And the largest natural penis ever recorded was 11 inches, although he shall remain nameless for obvious reasons.
14. STIFF STUFF
An average male experiences 11 erections per day.
15. SLEEPY SEX
The average number of erections a man has during the night is 9.
16. TIME SHARE
The standard male orgasm lasts six seconds, while girls get an average of 23 seconds. Make it count guys.
17. NO BRAINER
The message for ejaculation is sent from the spinal cord and not the brain as one might assume, this would explain the strange facial expressions during climax.
18. BIG BOY
The largest penis recorded in the animal kingdom is a ginormous 11 feet and the proud owner of this is the winner of the contest: the blue whale!
19. LITTLE LOVER
And the smallest belongs to the shrew coming in at a microscopic scale of 0.2 inches. The shrew ‘gals’ probably don’t need the microscopes.
20. UNFAIR RATIO
Gorillas are the most disproportionate in the animal kingdom; unfortunately the bulky and masculine presence does not match up with an average size of only 2 inches. Perhaps it would have worked out for mighty Joe young and Charlize Theron after all.
20 Hard Facts About Penis