Sex has been everything from taboo to too vanilla. One thing it has always been is strange. This includes our sex rituals throughout our history, from past to present day. The Ancient Greeks and Romans wouldn't eat lettuce because they thought it was an anti-aphrodisiac, and essentially, that it would make an erection wilt. Today, couch casting is an accepted practice of the interview process. How did we get here? Through years and years of carnal envisions.
Let's Go Back in Time!
Ancient Egypt (3100-3322 BC): All About Oral
Egyptians were known for not shying away from oral sex. Important to note, one of their most important myths centers around a blowjob given to a clay penis. They believed this brings the god Osiris back to life. The ancient Egyptian use of red lipstick signaled that they were open, and wanting to give, oral sex. Egyptians are thought to have been the first culture to wear makeup. The Egyptians’ enthusiasm for makeup and oral sex collided into a courting practice that many of our modern females take part in. Whether they want to smudge their red lipstick or not.