Used prophylactics found in a warehouse in Vietnam were boiled, dried and resold

Ecologists urge us to choose
To reduce, recycle, re-use
But I think it’s icky
To re-use a micky
Sheath. Honestly, I would refuse.

John Moynes

Pic: CNN

15 thoughts on “A Limerick A Day

    1. Brian

      Yes, one of the more disgusting stories I have read recently – but of course I had to read the whole story instead of looking at videos of hamsters in mazes or something. I’m still unsure if $0.17 for a kilo of used condoms is too much or too little – it probably depends on what end of the supply chain you work on…

    1. Paulus

      Well, we’ve got pre-ripped jeans, so why not pre-stretched johnnies?

      And you know those softer euphemisms for second-hand; “pre-owned” etc. “Pre-loved” could work with these.

  1. Johnny Green

    The country has gone over two weeks without domestic infections of the virus.

    Total cases 1,069
    Deaths 35

    “Viet A Technologies Joint Stock Company, the country’s biggest producer of the kits, is producing 100,000 a day, both real-time reverse transcription–polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) kits and antigen rapid test kits with matching sensitivity, and can increase it to five times if necessary.”


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