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Old 04-21-2005, 03:46 PM
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How big IS a 38G??

Yes, I'm talking about bra sizes here...
I know about D and DD...personal experience tells me that a DD is pretty much on the large-ish scale...but a G?? I mean, holey-frickin'-moley! I'd think they'd be just...well...MASSIVE...
The gal that owns 'em claims they're a 100% all-natural, farm-girl, corn-fed product of Missouri...as for the rest of her, she's 5'4" and 160lbs...which I can understand with those mams...
Seems like since I moved to Missouri, I've seen more gals with large chests than I *ever* did back in Texas...maybe it's something in the water...
...so, just how big ARE 38G's?? Twice the size of DDs? 3x? Inquiring minds want to know...
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Old 04-21-2005, 03:55 PM
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Well, the 38 bit means that the measurement around her ribcage, just below her breasts is ~33". The G means that the difference between the round the ribcage measurement, and the across the largest part of the bust measurement is ~8".

Compare that that to a say 38DD, where the across the bust measurement is ~4" greater than the under bust measurement, and well, 38G is pretty big.
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Old 04-21-2005, 04:05 PM
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Well, the 38 bit means that the measurement around her ribcage, just below her breasts is ~33". The G means that the difference between the round the ribcage measurement, and the across the largest part of the bust measurement is ~8".

Compare that that to a say 38DD, where the across the bust measurement is ~4" greater than the under bust measurement, and well, 38G is pretty big.
I knew the 38 referenced a measurement around the ribcage, but wasn't sure how it related...thanks...
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Old 04-21-2005, 04:06 PM
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This should give you an idea. That's Kerry McFadden, supposedly a 38F.
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Old 04-21-2005, 04:07 PM
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I wear a 38F, and one of the cups fits comfortably on my head as a hat. To put this in perspective, I can rarely find a hat that fits because my skull is about 23" around.
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Old 04-21-2005, 04:13 PM
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This should give you an idea. That's Kerry McFadden, supposedly a 38F.
Wow...I mean....WOW...that's just hard to fathom - Kerry's an "F" and this gal is a "G"...
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Old 04-21-2005, 04:13 PM
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As well, bra sizes tend to lose any standard beyond DD. For instance, I usually buy DDD. Some stores go from DD to E. Some go from DDD to F and skip E.

In any case, G is really big.
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Old 04-21-2005, 04:14 PM
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I wear a 38F
[Joey T]So, lisacurl, how YOU doin'??[/Joey T]
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Old 04-21-2005, 04:16 PM
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Cecil (and our own lee from the SDMB) speaks:
https://academicpursuits.us/columns/000714.html
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Old 04-21-2005, 04:20 PM
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Ok, I get the picture (heh) empirically - but what about anecdotally??
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