Scientific Study Of The Day

Apparently, Australian researchers spent a considerable amount of time to discover that women like men with big penises.

To the chagrin of American conservatives, this study was not funded by the National Academy of Sciences.

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Doug Mataconis
About Doug Mataconis
Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. sam says:

    “And they’re showy, too, right out there, front and center on our upright bodies (i.e., they don’t retract), as if they were meant to be seen as part of the décor. Why?”

    Why, indeed. I can’t recall who, but someone I once read (or heard) used this fact as proof conclusive that there is not god, or if there is one, he’s not very bright — Because, this fellow said, what kind of god would design us so that our clyde was right there in front subject to all manner of danger as we quick-stepped through the bush jungle trying to stay ahead of all those big nasty things that wanted to make a meal of us. I mean, you’d think that you’d want both hands free to hold to on the spear…

  2. Franklin says:

    What kind of cockamamie study was this?

    /sorry, just wanted to get the balls rolling

  3. Tyrell says:

    Is this story on the up and up?

  4. J-Dub says:

    Let me be the first to confirm their findings.

  5. rudderpedals says:

    The competition was not stiff. And yes, our vice mayor tested a variation involving flapping said johnson out the window at 90mph but all the females registered downvotes.

  6. Stonetools says:

    An outstanding use of government funds.
    Too bad I’m not equipped to take advantage of the findings :-(.

  7. michael reynolds says:


    Franklin will be appearing at the Comedy Shack. . .

  8. rodney dill says:

    Roosevelt was right when he said, “Speak softly……”