[Ads-l] vacuum bed

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat Oct 24 19:53:53 EDT 2020


> On Oct 24, 2020, at 4:15 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> I saw an offhand ref. to a "vacbed" on Quora.com as though everybody but me
> knows about it. What the hell?  So I checked Wikipedia.
> 
> Not for the easily weirded out:
> 
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vacuum_bed
> 
> JL
>
"The vacuum bed is both a bondage and sensation device”.  Or, as I’m sure the commercial says,

--It’s a sensation device! 
--No, it’s a bondage device!
—[voiceover] It’s TWO, TWO, TWO devices in ONE!

“There is also a danger of positional asphyxia”, but hey, no pain no gain.  

LH
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