|Not a virgin either.|
Some science writers have theorized the real origin might go deep into prehistory - perhaps via ancient cavemen that viewed or hunted the Elasmotherium, a furry beast with a large horn that lived in Europe until just after the last ice age.
|Buy 4 Alicorns, get 1 free!|
Europeans, being financial suckers even back then, were really buying leftovers from a small whale called the narwhal - which still exists in arctic oceans today.
|Worth more than the Euro?|
Oh, and the myth of the virgin-unicorn connection? A book called the Φυσιολόγος, written by an Alexandrian Greek around the 2nd century, first put this bit in writing. It presented what was probably a pagan myth about catching a unicorn by tricking it into resting in a virgin's lap - where it could be killed safely.
Because, as every college guy knows, girls that won't have sex are mean