Men’s Boogers Present Special Challenges

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Via Lisa at Sociological Images who notes that the idea of marketing Kleenex for Men has apparently been resuscitated from 1964. Can you say “backlash”?

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–Ann Bartow

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2 Responses to Men’s Boogers Present Special Challenges

  1. efink says:

    I especially like the part about “3 layers thick — they’re almost huge!” Makes me wonder if perhaps they’re suggesting some use other than blowing one’s manly nose.

  2. erica says:

    At least the new “manly” tissues don’t look ridiculous, unlike the “manly” 1964 box that is clearly overcompensating for something (“There is a gun on my box! SEE, it’s MANLY!”)… or maybe men are supposed to have boogers as dangerous as bullets and therefore need three-ply tissues?

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