03/31/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

G-Spot Squabble: French, British Fight Over Erogenous Zone's Existence (POLL)

French and British scientists are fighting over the existence of the female G-spot, the elusive cluster of internal nerve endings, after scientists from King's College London claimed it didn't exist, the Guardian UK reports.

King's College asked 1,800 female twins whether or not they thought they had a G-spot, and based on answers, determined earlier this month that it doesn't exist. This provoked a group of gynecologists to come together in Paris to discuss the topic and concluded the G-spot does exist in around 60 percent of women.

"The King's College study...shows a lack of respect for what women say," said Pierre Foldes, a leading French surgeon told the Guardian. "The conclusions were completely erroneous because they were based solely on genetic observations and it is clear that in female sexuality there is a variability...It cannot be reduced to a 'yes' or 'no', or an 'on' or an 'off.'"

Dr. Odile Buisson reduced the dispute to a cultural difference in attitudes to sex, explaining that the Brits have a totalitarian understanding of sexuality:

"I don't want to stigmatise at all but I think the Protestant, liberal, Anglo-Saxon character means you are very pragmatic. There has to be a cause for everything, a gene for everything."