Why do mens ears get bigger as they age?

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Offline smartbutdumb

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Why do mens ears get bigger as they age?
« on: 19/05/2008 15:50:33 »
Why do mens' ears get bigger as they age?

This is true btw, came across a research article on it :)

Any ideas?
« Last Edit: 19/05/2008 23:39:24 by chris »

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Re: Why do mens ears get bigger as they age?
« Reply #1 on: 19/05/2008 18:55:05 »
Their noses too.

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Re: Why do mens ears get bigger as they age?
« Reply #2 on: 19/05/2008 23:14:54 »
wonder why??

some one out there must know.........help!!

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« Reply #3 on: 20/05/2008 00:06:36 »
could it be to hold on their reading glasses?
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Why do mens ears get bigger as they age?
« Reply #4 on: 20/05/2008 01:51:15 »
The better to hear and smell you with :P

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« Reply #5 on: 20/05/2008 02:51:12 »
Because they keep getting pulled on by the missuses. (Yes, JB...I'm at it again :P)

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« Reply #6 on: 20/05/2008 22:31:23 »
Men's ears get bigger so we can hear women muttering under their breath while they do the washing-up.

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« Reply #7 on: 21/05/2008 10:44:01 »
*le sigh* Why does it have to be ears ?






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Men are the same as women, just inside out !

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« Reply #8 on: 21/05/2008 10:54:03 »
*le sigh* Why does it have to ears ?


LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL
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« Reply #9 on: 22/05/2008 18:55:56 »
 [;D]  [;D]  [;D]

U men been at the beer again eh?  [;)]


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Why do mens ears get bigger as they age?
« Reply #10 on: 22/05/2008 19:18:20 »
Why ears grow longer with age? Gravity over time forces every body appendage to sag. The bane of human aging: If it can sag, it will sag! Ears included.

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« Reply #11 on: 24/05/2008 15:34:08 »
Is there a market for an ear bra, then?

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« Reply #12 on: 24/05/2008 19:26:45 »
Is there a market for an ear bra, then?

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« Reply #13 on: 26/05/2008 19:09:37 »
Heart valves, like ears, are made of cartilage.
Persons having a superior ability to regenerate cartilage could be responsible for the association between longevity and larger ears.   

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« Reply #14 on: 27/05/2008 09:25:34 »
Heart valves, like ears, are made of cartilage.
Persons having a superior ability to regenerate cartilage could be responsible for the association between longevity and larger ears.   

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« Reply #15 on: 27/05/2008 14:24:07 »
Heart valves, like ears, are made of cartilage.
Persons having a superior ability to regenerate cartilage could be responsible for the association between longevity and larger ears.   

If this is the case then Jumbo and Conkorde should suffer less from osteoarthritis, e.g. are less likely to require hip replacement than individuals of same age who have smaller cartilaginous appendages.