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Condoms As American As Apple Pie (But Not As Tasty)

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Condoms have a rich history in America.
Condoms have a rich history in America.

Throughout history, people have used everything from seaweed to sheep intestines in order to prevent pregnancy, when all they really wanted to do was get laid.

In the United States, it wasn’t until World War II that condoms were finally embraced as the pleasure devices they really are.

Thanks to Uncle Sam, American troops were given condoms to keep them healthy while enjoying the action overseas, so to speak.

Read the whole story at Collectors Weekly

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