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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2005-11-19 13:41:12

Registered: 2005-11-12
Posts: 7

'wide-whale' corduroy for 'wide-wale' corduroy

Do these pants make me look fat?

Other than the previously mentioned hairstyles, guys usually wore wide-whale corduroy pants, unless they wanted to look truly sinister – then it had to be black jeans.

When asked, she graciously attends elegant evening functions with museum trustees, but always clad in the same sensible wide-whale corduroy pants she wears every day. “I’ve never seen her dressed up,” says Ingrid Rea, a longtime board member. … awson1.asp

The ceremony was pretty good — except for the wide-whale corduroy-wearing, BMW-driving, Marty Reasoner-chanting BC fans who managed to make themselves look silly.,698/TheMak … ishna.html

The knickers were hideous. I hated them on sight (they were olive green) and sound (they squeaked when I walked in them). Their wide-whale corduroy texture sent out a sound like a cage full of laboratory mice overdosed with nitrous oxide (laughing gas).



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