Coming from the category of perhaps unsurprising news items, a survey of 4,000 Americans suggests that a large percentage of people have fantasized about having sex with a cartoon character.

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Sure, this may sound absurd at first, but it actually makes sense when you do a deeper dive. Remember Jessica Rabbit of Who Framed Roger Rabbit? How about the kinky and lovable Lois from Family Guy — or her counterpart on comedy classic American Dad, Francine?

And that's just a sampling of the sexy cartoon ladies listed as being the hottest thing ever drawn by human hands. As it turns out, having erotic daydreams (or sensual dreams writ large) about animated characters isn't uncommon at all. According to sex psychologist Dr. Justin Lehmiller of the Kinsey Institute, this particular kink is just one of many different shades of natural human sexuality.

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