Normally this would be the perfect lead-in to a slew of jokes about necrophiliacs “cracking open a cold one”. Strangely, this might even qualify itself as a little stranger. Taken from the digital pages of UK’s Daily Star:
“Amanda Teague, 45, legally married a Haitian pirate called Jack who died in the 1700s last month.
She says the pair of them go on dates, row and have passionate sex.
Amanda, who previously worked as a Captain Jack Sparrow impersonator, hopes the “taboo” around ghost sex will soon be removed.
She said: “It’s called spectrophilia, so it is kind of an orientation…
She explained: “Spiritual sex is all about being able to feel the energy. It’s nothing to do with masturbation.
“So although it can be tried from any position, missionary is probably best to start with because its easier to feel their weight and take it from there.”