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December 13, 2007

Tooth Outfits

Filed under: Bill Bickel, CIDU, clothing, comic strips, comics, Days of Thunder, humor, teeth — Cidu Bill @ 12:52 am


Clothing on teeth. Got it. The joke, tough??


  1. I’m guessing it’s one of the few remaining portions of our anatomy that has yet to be accessorized? And it’s easier to draw than a pierced spleen 😛

    Comment by Kit — December 13, 2007 @ 1:22 am

  2. Utterly lost. Is “tooth outfits” some sort of slang? Or maybe this is supposed to be like Gary Larson’s cartoon, “Cow Tools”.

    Comment by Jim M. — December 13, 2007 @ 5:41 am

  3. I think this might be a joke that you either find funny just based on the weirdness, or you don’t find it funny just kind goofy. Gary Larson was a master of the ‘just funny because it is weird’ kind of comic. This one I am sad to say, does not live up to his standards

    Comment by Nicole — December 13, 2007 @ 7:46 am

  4. Well, some of my teeth have caps, others have crowns. Can more elaborate clothing be so far behind?

    Comment by Elliott — December 13, 2007 @ 9:10 am

  5. I just noticed the top teeth are all outfit tops and the bottom ones bottoms; heh-heh, when the teeth close, they come together. “Do it again, do it again! Close them daddy, pleeeease? Eeeeek!” (from dull to sweet; I love this site.)

    Comment by Kevin Andresen — December 13, 2007 @ 9:55 am

  6. well… some people (usually in the rap industry) have grillz… so if teeth have jewelry, shouldn’t they have clothes too?

    Comment by Elizabeth — December 13, 2007 @ 10:46 am

  7. It’s pretty common for people to accessorize their teeth with patterned grillz nowadays. Full suits can only be a small step away.

    Comment by Mike — December 13, 2007 @ 12:45 pm

  8. I seem to remember gags like this in old cartoons. A character would visit a doctor, who says your tongue is coated / has a coat, then a cut to a close up of the tongue with real coat on it. Does that sound familiar to anyone?

    Comment by Phil — December 13, 2007 @ 12:47 pm

  9. Hven’t you ever wakened up in the morning (usually after a particularly good night out before) with dreadful cottong mouth and feeling as if your teeth had little sweaters on them? These are the alternatives to sweaters.

    Comment by Molly — December 13, 2007 @ 1:36 pm

  10. Phil, Bugs Bunny definitely and I’ll bet there are others.

    Comment by Lola — December 13, 2007 @ 1:54 pm

  11. I remember the bugs bunny thing. but I still don’t really “get” the cartoon. I was going to say, “is it ‘dressed to the teeth’?” but it’s dressed to the NINES, anyway, right?!

    who knows.

    Comment by laterain — December 13, 2007 @ 11:57 pm

  12. I can’t find the phrase anywhere in Google except for back here! I can’t even think of anything that sounds close, “Truth outfits”, “Two thought fits”, “To thou … tfits”… Except for the obvious visual gag, I’m not sure there is more to this one. It might be something that the author believed was a common phrase for dental work in general, but really turned out to be only in his family circle or town.

    Comment by bAT L. — December 16, 2007 @ 2:08 am

  13. I’m more disturbed by the fact that some of the incisors seem to have boobs.

    Comment by Joe Blevins — December 16, 2007 @ 12:26 pm

  14. I seem to recall that Bugs Bunny’s tongue had not only a coat but two pair of pants.

    Comment by Hunt — December 17, 2007 @ 8:20 am

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