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A Period in History

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While getting your period these days is not on anyone's list of fun experiences, it was a lot yuckier and loads more inconvenient before the introduction of tampons and self-adhesive pads with wings. So ignore that cramp, that pimple, that foul mood and thank your lucky stars. Be grateful and test your knowledge of menstruation history.

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Kaylee W.
Kaylee W.
Posted April 06, 2014
3/8
Emotions14
Emotions14
Posted April 02, 2014
I learned something new. But I got 3/8 not good but I learned a little history today!!
2happy2behappy
2happy2behappy
Posted January 10, 2014
Yep same 6/8 got last one and who said period first wrong
crazycake2020
crazycake2020
Posted March 09, 2014
half right 4 out of 8
Be Yourself Cx
Be Yourself Cx
Posted January 10, 2014
Wierd.. I guess i learned somthing New! xD CX
girly111
girly111
Posted March 29, 2014
4/8 not to bad
GirlyPrincess27
GirlyPrincess27
Posted December 27, 2013
6/8 ....not bad! :)
Awesome_dork
Awesome_dork
Posted November 05, 2013
4/8. Not bad. Although I could have had 5/8 if I answered the first question correctly.
BriBri212001212001
BriBri212001212001
Posted November 26, 2013
6/8 not an expert
Lulu2002
Lulu2002
Posted October 02, 2013
4/8 pretty good...i guess :)
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Quiz: A Period in History

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  1. During World War Two, whenever female troops in the South Pacific got their period, they:
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  2. The first person to say "period" on a TV commercial was:
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  3. Which one is not the name of a tampon in the 1930s?
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  4. The menstrual cup, a rubber device placed into the vagina to collect blood in the 1930s, was not a success because it was too:
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  5. Women 150 years ago had approximately 40 periods in their lifetime versus today’s 360-400 because:
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  6. Tampax sold the first tampon with an applicator in:
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  7. Self adhesive pads have been around since the:
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  8. Two hundred years ago, the smell of menstruation was thought to be:
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