How Condoms Are Made

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Well, now this is an interesting video: how condoms are made. The manufacturing process is actually quite interesting, and my favorite part was stress-testing the condoms. I wonder what the people who work in that factory say when asked at a dinner party what they do for a living?

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"Why, I stress-test condoms, of course!"

And that's all one should say.

Once upon a time, when I was involved with the standards certification process for a certain programming language, I became friends with the representative from the British Standards Institute.

His first job with BSI had been ... yep! ... to certify testing procedures at condom factories to make sure they were compatible with British condom standards.