|From:||Melissa Phong <melissap@...>|
|Date:||Friday, December 3, 1999, 21:24|
Quoth Melissa Phong:
>> Just to clarify, for those that are still confused. Nobody actually wear=s
>> these anymore, (except my grandfather) at least not where I'm from.
>> (Northwestern U.S.)
>A lot of people don't wear them, but a lot of people do. Personally,
>I'm so used to having a t-shirt/undershirt on that I *always* wear one;
>Forced to speculate, I'd say that wearing t-shirts or undershirts is
>more common in areas like New England and the northern midwest, where
>one is likely to encounter a range of temperatures through the day,
>often unpredictably, and thus need to have a range of layers to deal
Sounds reasonable. Around here sometimes it seems like our only seasons=20
are Rain and August, which cuts down on unpredictable weather changes.
>Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.