Cello Scrotum —
I was planning on taking a hiatus from posting until February, but this one
is too good to pass up. Thanks to everyone who emailed me about it.
Back in the 1970s Elaine Murphy noticed an unusual condition, Guitar Nipple, described in the British Medical Journal
. She suspected it might be a hoax, which inspired her to invent a similar bizarre condition, Cello Scrotum, which she detailed in a letter to the journal. She got her husband to send the letter in his name.
Thirty years on the…