Monday, August 25, 2014

Weirdos

In 1922, Bill Norton, the bathing beach "cop", is using a tape measure to determine the distance between a woman's knee and the bottom of her bathing suit

Are naturists weirdos? No, the textiles are the weirdos and here's why. Plus Felicity, more standup comedians, and more...

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Photo: U.S. Library of Congress, National Photo Company Collection, LC-USZ62-99824. – In 1922, Bill Norton, the bathing beach "cop", is using a tape measure to determine the distance between a woman's knee and the bottom of her bathing suit on a beach in Washington, D.C. Col. Sherrell, Supt. of Public Buildings and Grounds, has issued an order that bathing suits at the Washington bathing beach must not be over six inches above the knee.

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Episode LXIX