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    Posted on Nov 16, 2016

    This Song Is The Perfect Response To Men Who Think Periods Are Gross

    "I need to eat some high-carb shit / 'Cos my emotions hurt a bit."

    If you've ever gone through the monthly ordeal known as a period and felt like you should be embarrassed by it despite it being totally natural, this song may strike a chord with you.

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    It's part of the upcoming TV show Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am, written by Australian comedians Adele Vuko, Sarah Bishop, and Greta Lee Jackson (who star in and directed it).

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    It perfectly captures the stress-buying that comes with the monthly emptying of your uterus.

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    As well as the stress-eating.

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    And of course, the backwards attitude some men have towards it.

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    This particular sketch was also written in collaboration with Christiaan Van Vuuren, "so a lot of the lines are channeling male fears and confusion about the issue", Bishop told BuzzFeed News.

    Not to mention this very informative and scientific graphic about what makes up a period.

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    Fascinating!

    For the writers, it was also a play on the expectations of female comedians. "There's this stereotype that all we write is period jokes," Bishop said. "So we decided to confront that stigma head-on by dedicating a whole rap song to cover every aspect of the issue."

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    "We first premiered it at our live show – we would end it by saying 'wow, as female comedians we managed to get through a whole show without one period joke' – then we would launch into this song."

    You can watch the whole thing here.

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