Saturday, May 23, 2009

The Straight Dope

Posted By on Sat, May 23, 2009 at 11:00 AM

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Do bras keep breasts from sagging as you get older? I've heard reports that they do nothing at all.


Oh, bras probably do something. It's just that nobody can agree on what it is. I won't pretend to have the definitive answer, but here's what we've established so far:

1) The medical term for breast sagging is breast ptosis. One often hears that "the French have a word for it," "it" being any inscrutable aspect of daily life. If the French ever get stumped, however, ask a doctor.

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