What may and may not be compared with the foreskin

scales weighing apples and apples

The foreskin has been compared to ...

  1. An anteater
    an anteater

  2. An elephant trunk
    an elephant trunk

  3. A Shar-Pei
    a Shar-Pei

  4. A turtle neck
    a turtle's neck

    a turtleneck sweater

  5. An eelpout (a ray-finned fish of the family Zoarcidae)
    an eelpout
    ''looks like an eelpout''
    Comment on an article in the LaCrosse Tribune, January 17, 2017

  6. A torpedo
    a Torpedo
    ''torpedos are not cool''
    On Hannah Taylor's Facebook page, January 7, 2017
    This torpedo looks much more like a cut penis, complete with a meatal ulcer.

  7. Mr Snuffleupagus
    Twice on Off Centre, April 21 2002
    Amy Schumer: Mostly About Sex

  8. A pet slug
    "The thinking goes like this,
    if dad has a slug then son
    will indeed have a pet slug, too."
    - Chloe Maxwell on Kidspot (March 2016)

    ''I know it's cosmetic, I just don't want it to look like a slug''
    - posted by Bloodstained Men and their  Friends
    June 27, 2016
    That slug actually looks remarkably like this botched circumcision:
    botch that looks like a slug

  9. An unpeeled banana
    - The Gaily Grind. January 20, 2016

  10. ... bushfires: "Intriguing to look at but you just don't want to get too close. The fumes are toxic."
    an Australian bushfire
    - Jake O'Shaugnessy in the Huffington Post, August 10, 2015

  11. Menstrual cramps (!)
    woman with menstrual cramp
    woman says "Ask me about .... the foreskin". Man replies "Ask me about menstrual cramps."
    (...but she almost certainly has a prepuce, and he probably does not.
    And some men do know a lot about menstrual cramps -
    they're called gynaecologists.)

  12. A pig in a blanket
    a pig in a blanket

    a pig in a blanket

  13. The gnome from Travelocity
    Travelocity gnome

  14. The Emperor Palpatine
    The Emperor Palpatine
    Tweet that [''uncircumcised''] penises are like the Emperor Palpatine -''You can't be Sidious!''

... but there is nothing quite like a foreskin.

Real foreskin being retracted

Thanks to Richi for providing this.


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