The Brief: "Where does it hurt?" Memes use a medical patient diagram that displays areas of pain as a template for internet jokes revolving around sensitivity and embarrassing moments.
Social media users are taking advantage of hospital flowcharts and diagrams to create useful templates for internet jokes and memes. These images are popularly used on Twitter and Reddit and the puns to these memes tend to be relatable. Like the pain the medical patient is feeling in these diagrams, the meme points out moments of exaggerative sensitivity whether that be emotional or physical. These memes come in many different variations but they always illustrate a patient’s areas of pain.
Variations of “Where Does It Hurt?” Memes:
doctor: where does it hurt
me: everywhere pic.twitter.com/GyDSENTAna
— follow me only if you're sad (@dumbricardo) November 15, 2019
Where does it hurt? pic.twitter.com/FIVfgu1BXs
— The Dad (@thedad) January 26, 2020
where does it hurt? pic.twitter.com/rUdY1wsOU1
— amazon prime video IN (@PrimeVideoIN) May 16, 2019
Where does it hurt?
And people wonder why we're just so odd.#WritingCommunity #writing pic.twitter.com/zvA3KbN8Kp
— Chelsea Kramer (@fiction_octopus) April 5, 2019
Where does it hurt? pic.twitter.com/szro2OEzif
— 🙃 Paramore Sweden 🇸🇪 (@SWEparamore) January 22, 2018
Q: Where does it hurt?
A: It's kind of like an "all over" pain … 🙂 pic.twitter.com/u8CIzvK1Hr
— behindthechair.com (@behindthechair_) November 14, 2017