Bone hurting juice is a series of image macros and photoshop memes, revolving around the fictional beverage, that is destructive to bones when consumed.
The cry “ow oof my bones” is a frequently reoccurring quote in memes, uttered by those who drank the “bone hurting juice”.
The format would appear combined with a variety of other memes.
One of the first instances of “bone hurting juice” appearing emerged in a 2016 Facebook post, on the Facebook page called Fun Silly Drawings for Fun Silly People.
The post involved a parody of the Sweet Jesus Pooh comic, where Winnie the Pooh is warned by Tiger that he’s not eating honey, he’s eating “bone hurting juice”.
In August, 2016, the Facebook page Bone Hurting Juice was launched.
The meme would appear on sites like 420chan as well as Reddit and Urban Dictionary.
- New York Intelligencer – Look, I Don’t Know What to Tell You, But ‘Bone-Hurting Juice’ Is a Meme Now
- Dailydot.com – Bone hurting juice is the painfully earnest anti-joke we need now