197. Women’s Tongue Exercises

Q: I remember a diagram from an early 70’s issue that demonstrated women’s excercise – specifically tongue push-ups. The woman lies face down on the floor and pushes herself up with her tongue (tongue thrusts?). Talk about core strength! Do you have any recollection of this?

A: That was in a Harvard Lampoon Cosmopolitan parody, not from National Lampoon. It was published in 1972 (the one with Henry Kissinger in the centerfold). The article was called “Slimbering Up Those Lazy Muscles” by “Perry Stalsis, M.D.”. (Thanks to Jim for helping me out on this one.)

2 comments on “197. Women’s Tongue Exercises

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    The “tongue push-ups” were in a parody issue of Cosmoploitan. I don’t recall if it’s a NatLamp product.
    It’s somewhere in the house here.
    There was another exercise where a woman, hands behind her head, erected her breasts by flexing…

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    Ah-ha! You’re right. That was a Harvard Lampoon parody, not from National Lampoon. It was published in 1972 (the one with Henry Kissinger in the centerfold). The article was called “Slimbering Up Those Lazy Muscles” by “Perry Stalsis, M.D.”.

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