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Dec 09

Behind door number 9. The surprise discovery of viagra

by Mark | Categories: fun | (36157 Views)

The blog has been down for a few days so we’ve missed a few advent limericks. Normal service not resumed.

 

Surprise discovery of viagra

Surprise discovery of viagra
A drug called sildenafil citrate,
Was meant to make vessels dilate,
Angina would fast,
Be a thing of the past,
If the side effects didn’t negate.

It’s not that the drug was unfit,
It worked, just not in the right bit,
The blood did flow,
But to the parts down below,
Viagra is now what we call it.

By Nicholas Dawson (now on twitter)

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    Pretty funny history if it hadn’t caused some deaths :/
    Periodic Table

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