I just found out that, according to Lloyd's Pharmacy, I have slept (directly or indirectly) with 2,226,364 men.
You'd think I'd know more about it, wouldn't you? Because seriously, I do NOT remember that!
But according to the Sex Degrees of Separation calculator, it's true.
In an effort to encourage safe sex, Lloyd's Pharmacy in London has put up an online calculator which uses averages to calculate the "real" numbers of people you may have had - uh- contact with. I think they're counting on selling a LOT of you know, "pharmacy products" after they put you in shock with your outrageous number of partners. And after just looking at that number, I'm kinda feeling like I might need some pharmacy products myself. Disinfectants mostly.
It's an interesting and creative advertising ploy... but if they were going for shocking, they missed the mark. Because I think the idea that vast numbers of people are immoral is kind of commonplace at this point.
If they wanted shocking - here's an idea: how about a campaign using the words abstinence, monogamy, and fidelity?
THAT would be shocking. Heck, if they used those words enough, I bet the ACLU would get involved and everything!
I'm going to take a nap now. I must be exhausted.