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Entry from October 11, 2021
“When I suck in my belly where does the fat go? And why can’t science make it stay there?”

"Dear Science, when I suck in my tummy, where does the fat go and why doesn’t it stay there?” is a jocular saying that has been printed on several images.

“U know when u suck in your tummy, where does the fat go? And why can’t u permanantly stay that way!?” was posted on Twitter by Tanya on January 27, 2012. “When you suck in your stomach, where does the fat go?” was posted on Twitter by Eunhae Han on May 7, 2012. “Where does the fat go when you suck in your stomach?” was posted on Twitter by #warrior on July 7, 2012. “Where does the fat go when someone sucks in his stomach?” was posted on Reddit—Shittyaskscience on November 1, 2012.

“Dear Science, When I suck in my tummy, where does the fat go? And why doesn’t it stay there?” was printed in the cartoon-illustrated book Aunty Acid: Laugh ‘Til You Leak! (2014) by Ged Backland. “dear science, when i suck in my tummy where does the fat go and why doesnt it stay there” was posted on Twitter by “A” on August 21, 2015. “When I suck in my belly where does the fat go? And why can’t science make it stay there?” was posted on Facebook by Gym Memes on April 8, 2017.


Twitter
Tanya
@HauteOnMyHeels
U know when u suck in your tummy, where does the fat go? And why can’t u permanantly stay that way!?
6:21 PM · Jan 27, 2012·UberSocial for BlackBerry

Twitter
Eunhae Han
@eunhaegracehan
When you suck in your stomach, where does the fat go?
10:53 AM · May 7, 2012·Twitter SMS

Twitter
#warrior
@IHeartDemiLov
Where does the fat go when you suck in your stomach?
10:24 PM · Jul 7, 2012·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Shittyaskscience
Posted by u/ProtestTheHero November 1, 2012
Where does the fat go when someone sucks in his stomach?

Twitter
Kari DeShazo
@karideee4x4
Where does the fat go when you suck in your stomach?
9:53 PM · Dec 15, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Alexa Pepe
@alexaapepe
Where does the fat go when you suck in?¿
10:48 PM · Mar 10, 2014·Twitter for iPhone

Google Books
Aunty Acid:
Laugh ‘Til You Leak!

By Ged Backland
Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith
2014
Pg. ?:
Dear Science,
When I suck in my
tummy, where
does the fat go?
And why doesn’t
it stay there?

Twitter
A
@ackie666
dear science, when i suck in my tummy where does the fat go and why doesnt it stay there
11:02 PM · Aug 21, 2015·Twitter Web Client

Facebook
Inspiration For The Soul
September 21, 2015 at 5:23 PM ·
Dear science,
When I suck in my tummy, where does the fat go 1 and why doesn’t it stay there?
(This is also shown on an “Aunty Acid” cartoon illustration.—ed.)

Twitter
Bhartiya Naari
@dauntelessMauli
Dear Science, when I suck in my tummy, where does the fat go and why can’t it stay there?
2:43 AM · May 15, 2016·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Sanjana
@Sanzjorulz
Dear science,
When I pull my tummy in
1. Where does the fat go?
2. Why can’t it stay there?
#plussize #problems
12:57 PM · Sep 28, 2016·Twitter for Android

Facebook
Gym Memes
April 8, 2017 at 2:20 PM ·
Asking for a friend…
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
When I suck in my belly where
does the fat go?
And why can’t science make it
stay there?

Facebook
SPORTbible Australia
May 18, 2017 at 5:00 AM ·
The struggle is real 😝
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
When I suck in my belly where
does the fat go?
And why can’t science make it
stay there?

Twitter
Girl Notes
@SmiIe
where does the fat go when i suck in my stomach? and why hasn’t science figured out how to make it stay there?
6:25 PM · Jul 18, 2017·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Katy Mcshea
@KatyMcshea8484
where does the fat go when i suck in my stomach? and why hasn’t science figured out how to make it stay there?
7:19 PM · Jul 18, 2017·dlvr.it

Twitter
Grace Blumenthal
@GraceBlumenthal
where does the fat go when i suck in my stomach? and why hasn’t science figured out how to make it stay there?
8:26 PM · Jul 18, 2017·dlvr.it

Twitter
Swerve Swerve
@FlexingMushona
Dear science, when people suck in their stomachs, where does the fat go and why doesn’t it stay there?
8:30 AM · Apr 16, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Vaishali Singh
@imvaishalisingh
Dear Science,
When I suck in my tummy, where does the fat go?
And more importantly, why can’t it stay there?
3:36 AM · Oct 5, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Carlene
@AdamsCumbie
Dear Science:
When I suck in my Stomach, where does the Fat go & why doesn’t it stay there?
Carlene
4:07 PM · Jun 3, 2021·Twitter for Android

Facebook
im not right in the head.com
October 10, 2021 at 9:10 AM ·
Shared by Raymie McManus
Asking for a friend, of course…
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
Dear Science,
When I suck in my
tummy, where does
the fat go and why
doesn’t it stay there?

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityExercise/Running/Health Clubs • Monday, October 11, 2021 • Permalink