Claim: While swimming in a community pool, a girl is impregnated by sperm ejaculated into the water by male swimmers.
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 1993]
vaguely remember a legal case from
I make no arguments for this, just reporting what I read many many years ago. (For those claiming this to be some kind of urban legend, I do remember reading it.)
Origins: Another one of those silly, impossible stories nearly everyone heard as a child, a companion piece to the persistent adolescent legend that a girl cannot become pregnant through having sex in a chlorinated swimming pool and the tale of a woman’s becoming pregnant from bathing in water into which a man has ejaculated.
In July 2009 a suit was brought against an Egyptian hotel by a woman claiming her 13-year-old daughter got pregnant from using its swimming pool.
Last updated: 12 July 2009
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