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2009-03-26 12:00:59

Students at a high school in Plantation, Fla., better pull up their sagging pants or be prepared to get a belt, the school's assistant principal says. Plantation High School Assistant Principal Brougher Bass said Thursday is Pull Up Your Pants Day at the school and any students found with sagging pants will be presented with a complementary belt, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel said. We want our students to have the ability to express themselves, Bass said, but we want them to have dignity,...

2009-02-19 15:38:13

Authorities in Florida said a fleeing burglary suspect was arrested after he tripped over his own fallen pants. The Escambia County Sheriff's Office said a deputy responded to an alarm at Beer City in Pensacola, Fla., at about midnight Tuesday and saw a suspect fleeing through the smashed front door of the business with several packs of cigarettes in his arms, the Pensacola News-Journal reported Thursday. The office said the suspect's armloads of cigarettes prevented him from holding up his...

2009-01-01 16:45:47

A New Zealand homeless man accused of obscene exposure has been released on bail with one important condition -- he must wear underwear. Ben Hana, known in Wellington as the Blanket Man due to his choice of a blanket and a loincloth as clothing, was released on bail Wednesday in Wellington District Court after his Dec.

2008-11-25 12:47:17

The U.S.

2008-11-20 18:14:29

A Winchester, England, school has denied claims that teachers have been checking students' underwear to be sure they comply with the dress code. Parents of 11- through 16-year-old students at Kings School said their students were told during assemblies that boys are only to wear white or black underpants and girls are to only wear white or light-colored unpadded bras, The Daily Mail reported Thursday. Some students claimed teachers were performing spot checks to ensure students were following...

2008-09-19 00:00:07

By The Associated Press RIVIERA BEACH, Fla.

2008-09-18 09:10:00

A judge has decided a law banning sagging pants in this town is unconstitutional after a teenager spent a night in jail on accusations he exposed too much underwear.

2008-09-08 00:00:18

MODEL Abigail Clancy sports bizarre wrinkly trousers as she films a new TV fashion show. And knockout Abby, girlfriend of footballer Peter Crouch, looked ready to punch anyone who didn't like them. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-28 15:00:47

By Judie Schwartz; Evelinda Urman Style Matters: It was all about comfort clothing for the celebrities who attended the Gospel Hill film screening at Mezcal restaurant Monday morning. The film, about racial and generational divisions, was produced by actor Giancarlo Esposito.

2008-08-08 03:00:05

BEEFY postie Dean Peterson wants to be allowed to wear the kilt at work in Seattle. Dean, 48, who is 6ft and 18st, says his thighs fill trousers to capacity, causing chafing. He's been wearing the kilt at home since his wife brought him one back from Scotland in 2006.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.