This comic is fully a result of tumbling down a clickhole about old expressions.
Though it is apparently up for debate as to whether or not this is actually the origin of the term “piss poor”, it seems pretty certifiable that at points in history pee-pee was sold for tanning.
In terms of flooding the market? Gross. But I do drink a lot of water in a day.
Jon sums it up best:
we’re pretty fucking weird
Keith does all sorts of things here on 9to5.cc, he works with the other founders on 9to5 (illustrated), co-hosts our two podcasts: The 9to5 Entertainment System and Go Plug Yourself and blogs here as The Perspicacious Geek.