My salad dressing days

some vintage tom lehrer
January 14, 2011, 7:58 pm
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A small price to pay for a cinched waist
January 11, 2011, 10:50 pm
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“I had to get fully undressed to go to the loo.”

“To get it on, I had to dust myself with talc.”

“Going to dinner parties, one knows how much to eat before it becomes uncomfortable.”

“Thank you M&S for making me look so much better (when dressed)!”

Oh dear gawd…

The science of muffin tops
January 11, 2011, 10:12 pm
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It was one of the earliest scientific concepts we explained to our kids. Proud was the Daddy whose two pre-school children chorussed ‘Displacement!’ when asked why the bath water level rose when he got in.

Which is why I harbour a deep suspicion of what the nation’s favourite department store likes to call ‘shapewear’.

I mean, all that flesh, it has to go SOMEWHERE, doesn’t it?

Cinched waists without rib removal surgery? How marvellous.

But I can’t help wondering whether displaced lumps of excess flesh might start protruding elsewhere.


In other news: Grazia announces that ‘Foot-binding is back AND SEXY!’.