11 Shocking Facts About The Ladyflower
Simcha / March 12, 2010
Inspecting The Speculum
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The speculum your gyno uses in 2010 dates all the way back to the technological age of 1300 B.C.E. It got a shout-out in an old Hebrew tome called the Talmud. Worse yet, a speculum identical to the models used today was unearthed in some girl's rubble at Pompeii. Let this be a warning to us all: I know it's hard to get an OB/GYN appointment, but do NOT go if it looks like a volcano is about to erupt.