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Lessons That Popeye Taught Us

1: It's alright to obtain credit under false pretences.
Anyone ever notice that Wimpy never actually paid for the amount of food that ate? It was always "I'll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today." I guess in the Popeye Universe Tuesday never comes because we never actually saw Wimpy cough up some hard earned.

2: Gluttony with junk food is cool.
Sure, Popeye ate spinach, which is a good thing being a veggie and all that, but Wimpy was the main food eater in the show and he stuffed his fat face (and gut) with greasy hamburgers all hours of the day. McDonalds would love to get him in for an edorsment.

3: It's a fine line between homosexuality and hetrosexuality.
Ever notice that the object of the guys affection, Olive Oyl, looks less like a woman and more like a man? Tall, flat chested, skinny and rather masculine in an effeminate way.

4: It's damn cool to have sex with multiple partners.
Olive Oyl got it on with Popeye and Brutus all the time. Not to mention …