[LMB] OT: Why, oh why do woman mystery story writers seem to be obsessed with clothes???

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Fri Dec 6 03:02:44 GMT 2019


On Wed, 4 Dec 2019 21:31:19 -0500, Aruvqan <aruvqan at gmail.com> wrote:

>
>I have issues with something like Dr Who when the female wanders around
>earth of the past dressed like a chav, or in whatever modern clothing.
>Hells bells, I would *NEVER* go to somewhere in the middle east and wear
>a short skirt, tank top and be smartassed to the locals, that would get
>me tossed in jail, and probably at least beaten throroughly if not
>maimed or stoned [and perhaps raped first, or during the time in jail
>waiting for trial]

I remember being in Nepal, and a local asking (referring to a French
couple in tiny shorts and skimpy vests) "Are they very poor?"
--
When you have to legislate respect towards authority, that's an
admission that you no longer have it.


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