It can be unsettling thinking about your grandmother or grandfather having sex or, heaven forbid, using a vibrator. But your ancestors (well, maybe not yours specifically, but someone’s ancestors) definitely used sex toys.
Granted, their sex toys weren’t made from the finest purple silicone, but they still got the job done. And isn’t that all that really matters? Here’s a brief look at sex toys throughout history — from the bizarre and hilarious to the straight-up genius.