25 Short People Memes That Prove the Struggle Is Real
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It’s not always easy to look unique in a cookie cutter world. Once those awkward puberty years come and go and we finally stop growing, many people discover that their bodies have not turned out quite as they expected. Very tall people often wish they were slightly shorter so they can fit into vehicles and blend into crowds a bit more easily; short people tend to wish they were taller because they feel they don’t get the same level of respect as taller folks. Basically, no one is ever happy, but we all learn to make the best of the cards we’re dealt.
People who are under 5’5″ congregate on Reddit’s r/short to commiserate over people making rude remarks, dates shutting them down because of their height, and other funny yet infuriating aspects of being “fun sized.” Here are a few of the funniest short people memes that anyone who’s ever had to ask for a boost will find both relatable and hilarious.
To Be Honest, She Deserved That
Best comeback ever! That’s one way to leave her laughing—and wishing she hadn’t been so rude to this clearly funny potential date.
They’re Living Height Extenders
He’s been slacking off since the day he was born. It’s about time someone put this kid to work!
Your Man on the Ground
He’s also performing an important duty. He’ll crack the case by sniffing a single shoe! Officer Good Boi, at your service.
Just Go With It
If this is the worst thing that happens to you on the subway, consider yourself very, very lucky.
They Love That!
Bad Advice Mallard says, “Pointing out someone’s physical attributes is always a great ice-breaker when meeting new people. Give it a try sometime.”
Let us know how that works out for ya’!
I Prefer to Hover Ominously
There’s got to be an easier way. Who do I speak to about those torso extensions? (Answer: Jeff Wysaski of Obvious Plant!)
Maybe I Need More Milk?
Milk is good stuff, but it’s not nearly as magical as our parents told us it was.
She’s Really “Ahead” of the Game
This is a next-level dating tactic! No Photoshop required for this ex removal.
This Is Genius!
We can think of so many cool uses for a cardboard head on a stick. Concerts, crowds, the D.M.V. You name it!
Doing the Deep Dive Into the Dryer
Why do they make those things so deep, anyway? They should come with a foot stool option.
Something Unnatural This Way Comes
Grown adults loathe to ask their taller friends for a boost, and this is why.
The Circle of Liiiife!
You just need to bring around a helper monkey to lift you up like Simba from “The Lion King” whenever you talk to a tall person. Simple as that.
YoU’rE VeRy SmArT!
“Thank you for letting me know I am short. Literally no one has ever told me that before!”
Roll ‘Em Up
Rolled up jeans and step stools. We didn’t choose the short life; the short life chose us.
Short folks, we love you! You’re perfect just the way you are.