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We sure do believe some strange things about the manner in which babies are conceived! Woman become pregnant merely by swimming or being hit by a bullet. Staggering numbers of couples engage in sex (and ultimately have children) every time a blackout or a blizzard keeps them confined for hours at a time. And don't even mention all the crazy ideas kids believe . . .

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Red bullet Woman sues pharmacy after eating contraceptive jelly fails to prevent pregnancy.*

Red bullet Woman is impregnated by octopus eggs.*

Red bullet Woman is impregnated with sperm carried by bullet.*

Red bullet Girl is impregnated by sperm in swimming pool.*

White bullet Town through which early morning train passes has high birth rate.*

White bullet Daughter uses mother's birth control pills and replaces them with aspirin.*

Red bullet Birth rate in New York City increased nine months after the 1965 blackout.*

Green bullet Lawyer leaves his estate to woman who gives birth to the most babies within a ten-year period.*

White bullet Woman becomes pregnant after using bathwater her son had ejaculated in.*

Red bulletCoca-Cola is an effective spermicide.*

White bullet A rammed car leads to pregnancy. *

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