Cartoons: Lie in Weight

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Patient consults his doctor concerning his diet for thyroid.
“My tests show your thyroid is all right; what you’re suffering from is an overactive fork.”
Harry Mace
May 24, 1958

 

Two women in a car discuss their diet strategies.
“I know a small out-of-the-way place that weighs you eight pounds light.”
Norman Hoifjeld
May 4, 1957

 

Doctor notices that his hungry patient is eating his tongue depressors.
“I guess it’s time I took you off your diet.”
Bob Schroeter
April 26, 1958

 

Train passenger asks the guy next to him what kind of diet he's using, since his pants is falling off his waist.
“Is that so?…What kind of diet?”
Bob Barnes
May 11, 1959

 

Woman who has lost weight wears a slim dress while she brags to her fatter friends
“Oh, you noticed! As a matter of fact, I have lost a few pounds.”
Joseph Zeis
March 16, 1957

 

Mother introduces her fat son and fat husband.
“He has his father’s appetite.”
Frank Tyger
January 12, 1957

 

Woman begins eating a sundae minutes after she resolves to lose weight after New Year's
“Well, that New Year resolution you kept exactly eighteen minutes.”
Barney Tobey
January 3, 1959

 

Husband makes fun of his wife who's standing on a weight scale.
“You coat has gained weight again.”
Orlando Busino
December 8, 1956

 

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Comments

  1. These are all pretty good. I like # 5 where she’s sitting there in a bikini, holding a (cough) lit cigarette. In number 6 (by Tyger) father and son are eating something healthy, but eating nonetheless. #7 (by Tobey) is degrading, but so is New Year’s Eve itself, anyway. Still, shame on her for ordering such a decadent dessert at that hour of the night. The husband is being kind in the bottom ‘toon, or is he?

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