Who knew they could be so easily combined?
At last week’s gynaecologists’ conference in Paris (what is the collective noun for a group of gynaecologists?), organiser Sylvain Mimoun declared that 60 per cent of women have one, and that proper “interaction” with it can make it increasingly “functional”. The doctors then couldn’t resist thumbing their noses at the British scientists who recently claimed to have proved the non-existence of the G-spot after they studied 1,800 exceptionally patient identical twins.
“The King’s College study shows a lack of respect for what women say,” sneered a “leading French surgeon”, Pierre Foldes.
“The conclusions were completely erroneous because they were based solely on genetic observations. It is clear that in female sexuality there is a variability. It cannot be reduced to a yes or no or an on or off.”
Gynaecologist Odile Buisson added: “I don’t want to stigmatise at all,” before going on to stigmatise the British researchers. “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. It’s totalitarian.” Ouch….
Some British women find it dispiriting to be told about the non-existence of the G-spot; but still more are disappointed to hear all these French women bragging about having them while we, instead, have fluoridisation and proper tea. “Weeth zees long ‘olidays we ‘ave plenty of time for ze looking,” they seem to be saying. “We ‘ave it, ze G-spot. It ees ‘ere!” Yet others are murmuring that it seems a peculiar preoccupation of (mostly male) research scientists to want to find something that many rational people are certain isn’t there.