"My Favorite Museum Exhibit": The Bishop's Rectum

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29 Responses to “"My Favorite Museum Exhibit": The Bishop's Rectum”

  1. Chicago_SC says:

    Rectum? Hell it killed him.

    rim shot..

    Good night folks!

  2. bcsizemo says:

    Hunter successfully identified the tumor through rectal examination…in 1791.

    I’m more curious about HOW than the actual exhibit.

    • A. . says:

      goatse is more ancient than we could have known

    • chgoliz says:

      “Hunter wrote extensive notes about how he entered the case, examined the rectum (which at the time was, of course, still an integral part of the bishop), and immediately recognised, by feel, that it had an incurable tumour.”

  3. schr0559 says:

    Christ, what an…

  4. Mujokan says:

    So sad.

  5. LogrusZed says:

    “annals”. heh

  6. spacemunky says:

    Barely contained the spit-take when loading the page….

  7. tamgoddess says:

    Hello? Unicorn chaser??

  8. A. . says:

    I think the unicorn poop cookies (google em) are the best chaser for this.

  9. lecti says:

    Jesus, not during dinner!

  10. teknocholer says:

    From the depths of the crypt at St Giles
    Came a scream that resounded for miles.
    Said the vicar, “Good gracious!
    Has Father Ignatius
    Forgotten the Bishop has piles?”

  11. Religious relics taken to the extreme.

  12. blueelm says:

    Wow. That is a huge lump there, the guy must have been in a lot of pain :(

  13. creatinganaccountbecauseanonym says:

    Slight correction: Anals of Improbable Research

  14. rattypilgrim says:

    I can’t read it. Can someone explain what I’m looking at? What is that little wormy thing?

  15. JIMWICh says:

    “You mean ‘Blossom’?”

    - Quagmire

  16. Kevin says:

    Anyone who finds this their “favorite museum piece” is an ass hole.

  17. Jonathan Roberts says:

    Is there a snow globe of this piece, too?

  18. Doug Nelson says:

    I clicked on the title link expecting to see some quaint Anglicism about church construction.

  19. Halloween Jack says:

    Over 22o years later, and it still looks a little clenched. Impressive!

  20. Bookburn says:

    Ughh… I mean really ughhh… I’m a science teacher with my own collection of preserved nasties… but this… ughhh…

  21. regondi says:

    His A$$holiness

  22. Peter Chylewski says:

    I love Boing Boing and I read it almost every day. But why is every other story so engrossing, monstrous or something the like? Am I the only one to think like that?

  23. Cefn Hoile says:

    So glad the rector was able to save this for posterity.

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