TIL that, after a virgin drowned at sea in S. Korea, fishermen weren’t able to catch fish anymore. But the fish came back after fishermen exposed their penises to the sea and built several giant wooden statues near the sea to appease the dead virgin’s spirit. The place is a tourist spot now

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  1. I lived in Korea in the late eighties, and one day flipping through Korean TV channels, bam, penis parade. Literal floats like the Macy’s Thanksgiving parade, but with penises.

  2. This is 100% a story a guy made up after exposing himself in public to save face.
    “No really! I was doing it to appease the virgin ghost! I’m uh…also building giant penis statues to work as good luck charms! Yeah, that’s it!”

  3. Why did ancient Polynesians sacrifice virgins by throwing them into volcanos?

    Well, they weren’t going to sacrifice the ones that put out, now were they?

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