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Spank You for Nothing

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Back in prehistoric times (and by that I mean the 60s), wearing stockings meant one of two things: you either were slutty and wore a garter belt, or you were a “lady” and wore a girdle. There was no other choice. And, if you were in high school, it was definitely the girdle.

Yes. Fourteen year old girls were wearing girdles daily. Because heaven forbid we should be comfortable. And because we all knew girls who wore garter belts were easy. Or at least that’s what our mothers told us.


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Sub Zero

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

When I was in high school with maybe a 24 inch waist, I wore a size 5/6 and sometimes a size 7/8. Now I weigh more than a tad more (some things I don’t share. . . ) and guess what? I still wear an 8! And sometimes a 6! And sometimes a 10. And now someone with a 24 inch waist wears a 0.

No, ladies, they aren’t making them smaller. Females, that is. They’re just making clothes bigger, so you and I can make believe we still wear the same size as we used to. (more…)

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Get a Spanxing

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Ever see a guy in our “age bracket” with his gut hanging out? How about some very obvious love handles? Lately, I’ve been suggesting that these men are prime candidates for Spanx. Little did I know, I’m not the first.

One of the largest growing clothing segments are – yes, ladies – Spanx for men! (more…)

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