For goodness' sake, put it away!

Ladies, I have what I believe is a reasonable request:

In recent years, it has become fashionable for you to wear trousers with no waistbands and shirts/blouses with raised hems. The combined effect—I'm guessing it's deliberate—is to expose varying amounts of your mid-sections. No harm in that. I suppose it lets you show off your newly pierced belly-buttons (another fad I don't understand, but I don't suppose I need to).

However, might I request that you show a degree of common sense when toying with the idea of wearing such outfits? They do no justice whatsoever, for example, to women with extremely large and flabby beer-bellies (why not follow my own worthy example and keep them covered up?); heavily pregnant women look plain ridiculous in them (yes, we know you're proud to be fertile, but think of the dignity of your foetus); ladies of a certain age, I have two words for you: mutton and lamb; younger ladies, please note, the exposed thong is the 21st Century equivalent of the reversed baseball cap.

But I am prepared to put up with all of these minor indiscretions, if you promise not to break the ultimate taboo. Never again do I want to see (as I did in the Prestwich branch of Tesco on Thursday) an-inch-and-a-half of what can only be described as thatch creeping over the top of a waistband.

Although it did at least remind me to buy Weetabix.

Filed under: Nonsense

Richard Carter

A fat, bearded chap with a Charles Darwin fixation.

One comment

  1. mutton dressed as lamb??? man, you is locked in de past, homie.
    these days we say 'Whitney dressed as Britney' fool!

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