Inventor Offers Safe-Sex Serenade
The nation that produced Liszt, Bartok and Kodaly is making a new contribution to the world of music: the serenading condom.
The prophylactic uses technology similar to that in a musical greeting card - a programmed chip begins playing the melody as the condom is unfurled.
The condom comes in one of two tunes: “Arise, Ye Worker,” an old communist ditty, and “You Sweet Little Dumbbell.”
Ferenc Kovacs, 45, patented the condom and contracted a rubber factory to produce 100 samples. He sells the songful sheaths at his novelty shop on a quiet Budapest side street.