Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Wooden Sculptures Get Gals Pregnant?

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Women are getting knocked up after fondling some magical, stiff wood.

More than 2,000 women have claimed to get pregnant after touching a pair of wooden fertility statues, which are being displayed at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square in NYC today (Aug. 26).

Ripley’s rep Michael Hirsch says the statues are from West Africa and they – along with other fertility artifacts of their kind – are used by Africans at ceremonial rituals.

He explains, “African tribal legend says that when women wanted to get pregnant, they’d place the fertility sculptures on either side of their chamber doorway.”

Still, there’s no scientific proof that the fertility statues are 100 percent responsible for putting buns in the oven, and Ripley’s doesn’t endorse using them as an alternative to other ways of getting pregnant.

However, Hirsch warns visitors, “Touch at your own risk.”

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