Limericks, Rated PG

Pharaoh’s Decree

At the palace per Pharaoh’s decree,
The sacking started immediately;
Eunuchs learned, to their dismay,
They’d get no severance pay
According to staff-cutting policy.

According to Frans Jonckheere and other sources, the idea of the voluntary castratus (eunuch) in ancient Egypt may be a false history that’s at least partly due to crappy biblical and scholarly translators. Maybe they were just gay, as Faris Malik suggests. Either way, these dudes weren’t bedding chicks.

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