Of course sex sells. The word alone gets people’s attention.
I dare anyone reading this now to disagree.
If you have gotten this far, you may also be interested in reading about the New Prostitutes.
And, while pondering on that depressing New York Times article, ponder this.
Of course, the connection between the two is only in our minds. But making connections is what our brains and — may I say — the Internet have been invented for. With all due respect to Tim Berners-Lee.