Incredibly, yes, a man can fall pregnant. It was proved in the ground-breaking 1994 documentary Junior, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito. Despite the staggering weight of scientific evidence contained in this film, many people still believe birth remains the experience of females only. Paul was once rushed to the emergency room believing himself to be in intense labor pain until it was soon pointed out that he had actually been harpooned through the gut. In his defence, the origins of strong pain are easily confused, for example, countless people have been rushed to hospital with unbearable stomach pain, fearing a ruptured appendix or worse, only to be told that they merely have trapped fart gas.
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