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October 31, 2007

Cow Flop

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I received this simultaneously as both a CIDU and an Arlo Page candidate. The scene is analogous to guys watching a female jogger who is overly endowed and underly restrained. I personally never saw the aesthetic appeal of this sort of flopping about; but the women in question must believe they’re putting on a show much to be admired, because I imagine this has to be rather painful and I can’t think of any other reason.

All this being said, of course, the “slosh, slosh, slosh” in the first panel was a great sound effect.

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15 Comments »

  1. Think Baywatch

    Comment by Nicole — October 31, 2007 @ 2:35 pm

  2. On Baywatch, they’re at least somewhat constrained. I’ve actually never watched the show, but I doubt Pamela Anderson ever gave herself a black eye.

    Comment by Cidu Bill — October 31, 2007 @ 2:47 pm

  3. Her milkshake brings all the boys to the yard – Kelis

    Comment by Unbeliever — October 31, 2007 @ 6:25 pm

  4. Great… now that song is stuck in my head.

    Comment by El Santo — October 31, 2007 @ 6:37 pm

  5. Um, not quite.

    It’s almost impossible to find a reasonably-priced bra that will prevent large breasts from flopping around. Regular bras don’t have enough support, and most sports bras are made for women with small breasts. (One size fits all doesn’t.) Sports bras for women with larger breasts either do a better job looking like a sports bra than actually acting like one or are ridiculously overpriced – I’ve seen them at $600 or more.

    So if you have large breasts you can either a) not exercise at all, b) exercise secretly at home as if your body were shameful, or c) not care what other people think. But if you choose c) uninformed people will call you an exhibitionist or even worse.

    Comment by Charlene — November 1, 2007 @ 12:01 am

  6. Also, Pamela Anderson’s were fake even three sizes ago. Fake ones don’t bounce as much because of the scar tissue that surrounds them (and because they don’t weigh anywhere near as much as the real thing).

    Comment by Charlene — November 1, 2007 @ 12:05 am

  7. Admittedly I am speaking out of ignorance here, but it seems to me that there are many ways to exercise and some are more practical for some people. Choosing a mode of exercise that is bound to be uncomfortable and painful — and not in a no-pain-no-gain way — doesn’t seem like a logical option either for health or for enjoyment.

    So yes, it’s reasonable to assume a third motivation.

    Comment by Cidu Bill — November 1, 2007 @ 12:32 am

  8. So would you say that women swim not for exercise, but to show off their bodies? Gimme a break. Large breasts jiggle even when the woman is walking at a normal pace. Since jogging is one of the best exercises you can do, some women will jog despite the pain in the hope that they will – if you can bring yourself to believe it – get healthier!

    Comment by marie — November 1, 2007 @ 3:35 pm

  9. “One of the best exercises” isn’t THE best if it causes you pain that other exercises would not. Not everything is the best choice for everybody.

    I’m just saying… My exercise of choice is the treadmill — but when I had a broken toe, I recognized the fact that this wouldn’t be a good idea.

    Comment by Cidu Bill — November 1, 2007 @ 4:10 pm

  10. Sometimes they bounce a bit, but don’t hurt that much.

    I need a real non-sports bra, like yesterday.

    The one I have hurts like hell, but nothing moves.

    And I can’t fathom jogging with no support.

    Where’s the CIDU here?

    Arlo, yes. But not CIDU.

    “Women are the cows of people!”

    Comment by Kaitlyn — November 1, 2007 @ 4:23 pm

  11. I think marie meant jogging is best for your knees, if I recall something I heard a bijillion years ago.

    I ride my bike.

    Hopefully not much bouncing there…

    Comment by Kaitlyn — November 1, 2007 @ 4:25 pm

  12. I thought jogging was bad for your knees?

    Comment by Autumnal Harvest — November 1, 2007 @ 6:03 pm

  13. Only if your breasts keep hitting them

    Comment by S.P. Charles — November 1, 2007 @ 6:15 pm

  14. http://www.pennyandaggie.com/index.php?p=464

    Comment by S.P. Charles — November 1, 2007 @ 11:10 pm

  15. I looked at this cartoon for quite a while before the meaning dawned on me. I think maybe the jogging cow should have a sweatband or some other prop to show she’s jogging. What makes this cartoon funny to me is the idea that the cow’s udder is sexually attractive to the bulls…but I guess…well.

    Comment by Hunt — November 2, 2007 @ 9:45 am


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