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  1. #11
    Quote Originally Posted by Burney View Post
    Possibly, but I think that still misses the larger point of perineal chafing.

    I think such garments are fine on young ladies, of course. They like a ludicrously impractical garment, the birds do.
    One cannot stand in the way of progress, b.

    In the 17th century you'd have been dismissing trousers as no substitute for doublet and hose.

  2. #12
    Quote Originally Posted by Burney View Post
    But presumably your underwear is elasticated? And no-one has to see you in it but your long-suffering spouse?
    Yes. And "long-suffering" is right
    "Plenty of strikers can score goals," he said, gesturing to the famous old stands casting shadows around us.

    "But a lot have found it difficult wearing the number 9 shirt for The Arsenal."

  3. #13
    Quote Originally Posted by Sir C View Post
    One cannot stand in the way of progress, b.

    In the 17th century you'd have been dismissing trousers as no substitute for doublet and hose.
    I still think that the advent of the trouser was a sad day for those of us with a well-turned calf imo.

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