Bulletproof vest: Hilarious names for condoms across the world

First Published 18, Sep 2020, 6:42 PM

Condoms are used by all to promote safe sex and prevent STDs. Here are different kinds of slangs used for condoms globally

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Country: Hong Kong</p>

<p>Slang term: &nbsp;Bulletproof vest</p>

<p>Reason: &nbsp;Sounding something right off an action flick, peng da vi or bullet proof vest, is well, self-explanatory.<br />
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Country: Hong Kong

Slang term:  Bulletproof vest

Reason:  Sounding something right off an action flick, peng da vi or bullet proof vest, is well, self-explanatory.
 

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Country: England</p>

<p>Slang Term: French Letter</p>

<p>Reason: During the height of the Anglo-French war, it is believed, according to the British military, &nbsp;a colonel came up with this phrase to avoid his troops from getting syphilis from the French – who considered the French to be decadent.</p>

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Country: England

Slang Term: French Letter

Reason: During the height of the Anglo-French war, it is believed, according to the British military,  a colonel came up with this phrase to avoid his troops from getting syphilis from the French – who considered the French to be decadent.

 

<p>Country: &nbsp;France</p>

<p>Slang Term: &nbsp;English Hat</p>

<p>Reason: &nbsp;Similarly, used for the same reasons, as above, it was called as the English Hat by them &nbsp;– except this was to prevent the French from being afflicted with what they referred to as the “English disease.”<br />
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Country:  France

Slang Term:  English Hat

Reason:  Similarly, used for the same reasons, as above, it was called as the English Hat by them  – except this was to prevent the French from being afflicted with what they referred to as the “English disease.”
 

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Country: &nbsp;Nigeria</p>

<p>Slang Term: Penis Hat</p>

<p>Reason: &nbsp;In ancient times, there were condoms that just covered the penis head, so hence in a way it could be considered a hat<br />
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Country:  Nigeria

Slang Term: Penis Hat

Reason:  In ancient times, there were condoms that just covered the penis head, so hence in a way it could be considered a hat
 

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<p>Country: Portugal</p>

<p>Slang Term: Venus Shirt or camisinha</p>

<p>Reason: &nbsp;It is said to have been named after the Roman goddess of love. &nbsp;Apt, wouldn’t you think?<br />
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Country: Portugal

Slang Term: Venus Shirt or camisinha

Reason:  It is said to have been named after the Roman goddess of love.  Apt, wouldn’t you think?
 

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