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The History of the Vibrator

From NewsFilter.org: A book by Rachel P. Maines called The Technology of Orgasm: "Hysteria," the Vibrator, and Women's Sexual Satisfaction. Maines originally found ads for electromechanical vibrators in magazines from the turn of the century when she was researching needlework She discovered that water-powered, steam-powered and hand-cranked vibrators were in clinical use as early as the 1860s. By the 1880s, electromechanical vibrators were common, and by 1900 they were marketed for home use. Full Story.

Posted by Jake on 02/10/03 @ 11:01 AM
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