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Busts and bosoms have I known
Of various shapes and sizes,
From grievous disappointments
To jubilant surprises. Waldo Pierce
People make jokes about my bosoms. Why don’t they look underneath the breasts at the heart? It’s obvious I’ve got big ones and if people want to assume they’re not mine then let them. Dolly Parton
Twenty-four-year-old Josie Cunningham became infamous after getting a breast enlargement at the taxpayers’ expense. The outrage increased when her local council provided free taxis to take her kids to school. Josie: The Most Hated Woman in Britain? Channel 4 2015
When Lady Penelope swoons
Her bosoms pop out like balloons
Her butler stands by, with a glint in his eye,
To pop them back in with warm spoons. Kenny Everett, The Kenny Everett Video Show
Miss Twye was soaping her breasts in the bath
When she heard behind her a moaning laugh
And to her amazement she discovered
A wicked man in the bathroom cupboard. Gavin Ewart, Miss Twye
Everyone is obsessed with women’s breasts. Penn & Teller, Bullshit s5e3: Breast Hysteria, Showtime 2007
And who are these people who are so scared by a tit? So-called decency organisations like Focus on the Family. ibid.
Breast cancer: unfortunately not bullshit. According to the American Cancer Society it kills roughly forty thousand women in the US alone. ibid.
Except at protests and it’s illegal to bear her breasts. ibid.
We hold these tits to be self-evident. ibid.
And fling and in. And fling and in. And fling. [Barbara Windsor’s bra pings!] Oh! Matron, take them away. (Breast & Camping) Carry on Camping 1969 starring Sid James & Kenneth Williams & Joan Sims & Charles Hawtrey & Terry Scott & Barbara Windsor & Bernard Bresslaw & Hattie Jacques & Peter Butterworth & Julian Holloway & Trisha Noble et al, director Gerald Thomas, Doctor Soaper
Come to my women’s breasts,
And take my milk for gall, you murdering ministers. William Shakespeare, Macbeth I v 47
On her left breast
A mole cinque-spotted, like the crimson drops
I’ the bottom of a cowslip. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline II ii 37
A bundle of myrrh is my well-beloved unto me; he shall lie all night betwixt my breasts. Song of Solomon 1:13
We have a little sister, and she hath no breasts: what shall we do for our sister in the day when she shall be spoken for?
I am a wall, and my breasts like towers: then was I in his eyes as one that found favour. Song of Solomon 8:8&10
You cannot beat a great pair of knockers. The Royle Family s3e3 ***** Decorating with Twiggy, Twiggy, BBC 2000
This child – constantly wanting the breast. The Sopranos s6e1: Members Only starring James Gandolfini & Lorriane Bracco & Edie Falco & Michael Imperioli & Dominic Chianese & Steven van Zandt & Tony Sirico & Robert Iler et al, Janice, HBO 2006
Bras are a ludicrous invention; but if you make bra-less-ness a rule, you’re just subjecting yourself to yet another repression. Germaine Greer
He [Michael] likes them [enhancements]. And that’s all I care about. The Office s3e24&25: The Job, Jan, NBC 2006
Here, Madonna. Don’t show us your tits. Spitting Image s13e1, photographer to Madonna in street, ITV 1992
They call this liquid gold … I’ll meet those who buy it, people who sell it, people who give it away, and people who even feed each other’s babies. I’m on a journey into a secretive world. Other People’s Breast Milk, Kate Garraway presenter, Channel 4 2008
It’s called cross-feeding; it sounds absolutely exhausting. ibid.
We ask why Britain has some of the worst breastfeeding rates anywhere in the world. We reveal the latest scientific evidence showing the crucial role breast-milk plays in our health. Dispatches: Breastfeeding Uncovered, Channel 4 2018
In a world where sex is everywhere one of the body’s most natural fuctions has become one of the most taboo topics. But with more and more men getting a taste for breastmilk, and online milky content becoming big business … some people are breastfeeding their boyfriends. Breastfeeding My Boyfriend, Channel 4 2021