Human Nature is highly suseptable to the *Tribe`s* latest notion of what are considered acceptable dress *codes*. One historical example: When women transitioned from the “Gay Ninties” with long hair (piled up on top of the head…) and long dresses (…The Gibson Girl…) to post WWI “Flapper Girls” with short hair, flimsy dresses that came to the knees(!) and smoking cigarettes in Public; most of society went absolutely Bugfuck!!!
In my case, I first encountered it as a freshman in high school. That year, my high school allowed for the FIRST TIME, girls to wear “Blue Jeans”! Which, is why I did not learn a single fucking thing in my freshman year!!
The second thing that happened to this 14 yr old child was when my Aunt Emma Lou criticized me for—-wait for it—– wearing “Levi bluejeans”. They were unsuitable she said because the belt loops and belt were ” Below the belly button!!!!!!!!” I had no idea what the fuck difference that made; none………….
However, Aunt Emma Lou was swiftly overtaken by events. By my senior year Elvis Pressley was famous; most boys (not me…) were sporting DA(…duck`s ass…) haircuts (w max Brylcreem…), black leather jackets, Levi jeans and black engineer boots. And the jeans were “pegged” (…legs tailored to skin tight, belt loops removed…)and shirts were worn with the back collar flipped up and cigarette packs were twisted into the short sleeve of white tee-shirts…)
I thank the Great Spirit that I was never pressured into wearing baggy jeans, 1/2 way down my skivvies——BUT, thanks also for girls wearing thongs and (cough) *airing out* the top half of their butt cracks!
Comment by Colonel Jerry USMC — June 17, 2012 @ 10:23 am
Oh Col.J you brought back some good memories!! Never forget my first Duck Tail (ass) hair cut. Went to a barber– went in with a pony tail down to the middle of my back to a mens hair cut– My dad took one look at me and said “What the hell did you do?” — that was the end of FADS for me!! We girls had white bucks or red beaded moccasins. Cut off shorts with the white blouse,collar turned up and sleeves rolled up–had to wear the brothers/boys levis with the cuffs turned up– didn’t make them for girls yet—
Col. Jerry and geezerette, thanks for the memories. I may be just a few years behind you. I remember the obligatory DAs and studded, black leather motorcycle jackets for guys and poodle skirts and white buck shoes for the girls. They were older than me. I was more into the ultra conservative short crew cut hair, white/wheat jeans look of the folk groups(Kingston Trio). For a guy the mid 60′s mini skirt, braless look of the girls was heaven sent. One evening while backing my hot rod up I forgot to apply the brakes while I was staring at several hippie clad girls. Hit a phone booth. No damage except to my ego.
Speaking of peg legged pants. I never saw anything as tight as what some ARVNs wore in Nam. I bet you remember that Col. Jerry.
Comment by TomR, armed in Texas — June 17, 2012 @ 12:40 pm
So, New York can now expect lawsuits filed by women either heading to or returning from a “Slut Walk” demonstration? “NO cab ride for YOU!“
Comment by Thunderbottom — June 17, 2012 @ 1:52 pm
CUNY estimates that half of all Yellow cab drivers in New York City are muslim (pdf file – go to page 5 of 13).
And we know how the Muslim faith lurves it’s sportily dressed wimmins.
“Did you really think we want those laws to be observed?”, said Dr. Ferris. “We want them broken. You’d better get it straight that it’s not a bunch of boy scouts you’re up against – then you’ll know this is not the age for beautiful gestures. We’re after power and we mean it. You fellows were pikers, but we know the real trick, and you’d better get wise to it. There’s no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren’t enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws. Who wants a nation of law-abiding citizens? What’s there in that for anyone? But just pass the kind of laws that can neither be observed nor enforced nor objectively interpreted and you create a nation of law-breakers — and then you cash in on guilt. Now that’s the system, Mr. Rearden, that’s the game, and once you understand it, you’ll be much easier to deal with.”
- Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand (Part 2, Chapter 3)
(If you haven’t read the book yet, do so.)
Comment by Lord of the Fleas — June 17, 2012 @ 6:25 pm
COL Jerry appreciates thongs, I’m thankful for cleavage.
Okay, this isn’t my area of expertise, but isn’t there this parochial school girl uniform thing?
Hookers in little plaid skirts and all that?
How’s a poor cabbie supposed to tell the difference between a young lady (?) coming home from school and a hooker heading out to work? For that matter, considering how some a lot of high school girls are dressing these days, how’s a cabbie to tell the difference even if there is no plaid skirt involved?
Comment by Ironic in Denver — June 18, 2012 @ 8:11 am
On a related subject: is it possible that Bloomie is completely loosing his mind? Has he been checked lately for brain tumors, early Alzheimer’s, etc?
Comment by Ironic in Denver — June 18, 2012 @ 8:13 am
Expanding on Doug(5): so now people are going to be fined for not profiling?
And does this now mean that cops will be fined for not arresting Muslim-looking young men going into crowded places wearing bulky clothing?
Comment by Ironic in Denver — June 18, 2012 @ 8:16 am
(18) As I read it, he doesn’t particularly like this clustergaggle. Imagine – too nannyish for Nanny Bloomie.
It does violate NY law, though, which forbids drivers from picking and choosing who they will transport.
Comment by Justin Credible — June 18, 2012 @ 2:21 pm
Oh yes poodle skirts— with a wide tight elastic fancy buckled belt to make your waist waspy and your skirt poofy– so it would fly around when you were swung around when you danced. Mooshell has nothing on we “young ladies” when it comes to wide belts– ours were on our waists not above it. The 60′s and lady liberation– ahhh yes We all know how that turned out. We took a hellofa ride when that pendulum swung.