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On 14 Sep 2014 at 6:32pm Baggy Trousers etc... wrote:
I've noticed an increasing number of women in Lewes wearing baggy, loose trousers with a crotch that hovers just above the ankles. Is this a new fashion? I'm confused, because I haven't seen people wear them anywhere else.
Also, I've noticed an increasing number of men with bushy beards. Should I stop shaving and issue my wife with some cheesecloth baggies so that we can both get in the Lewes groove?
Please advise.
On 14 Sep 2014 at 6:47pm Xplorer1 wrote:
I believe they're called harem trousers, though that shouldn't lead to any allegations about moslems/terrorists...... They've been in and out of fashion for decades.
On 14 Sep 2014 at 6:48pm Wait a Minute wrote:
They're called harem pants and were fashionable about 5 years ago so on the scale of all things Lewes they are now a must wear here with those highly prized tattoos that make you look like you have a dirty arm or neck.
Be careful about the ones with bushy beards if they have a rucksack and/or large sword and very bad BO
Always thought beards a sign of vanity myself decorating your face and all that - except when they're on women which is possibly the reason for burkas
On 14 Sep 2014 at 6:54pm Tatt Man Doo wrote:
Now`t wrong with Tatts - I got mine in 1972 - in Brighton (near the station ) Total 3.00 LOL
On 14 Sep 2014 at 7:05pm Clifford wrote:
I've noticed the beards. Has there been an influx of newly retired sociology lecturers?
On 15 Sep 2014 at 9:19am A Beard-wearer writes wrote:
It's not a Lewes phenomenon, it's called Peak Beard. As a long-time beardie weirdie I can promise Wait a Minute that the main reason for having a beard is laziness and/or comfort. And maybe a dislike for "products", including pongy aftershave and other olfactory adornments. However, there are so many beards around now that I am noticing that I am now "one of the crowd", rather than instantly identifiable as "the bloke with the beard", which does feel a little peculiar. If I shaved it off now I could start a new life, Reggie-Perrin-like, as no one would recognise me. Hmmm...

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On 15 Sep 2014 at 10:33am Wait A Minute wrote:
With this sudden increase of beardo weirdos I often wonder if there has been a increase in inner thigh soreness amongst the female population.
Beards also often appear very dirty - you only have to look at some of the mad mullahs and tramps
On 15 Sep 2014 at 12:49pm Earl of Lewes wrote:
My apologies for confusing my user name with the thread's subject. I have no excuse. I hadn't even started drinking.
On 15 Sep 2014 at 1:01pm Futuristic Floozy wrote:
lol 'wait a minute'...that is gross...
I suspect that a lot of beardy weirdies get nowhere near a ladies thigh
On 15 Sep 2014 at 2:34pm Wait a Minute wrote:
@Futuristic Floozy - letting you know I'm clean shaven - smooth as the baby's proverbial
Just in case
On 15 Sep 2014 at 3:12pm Border Control wrote:
Nothing to do with the price of razor blades then ?
On 15 Sep 2014 at 3:15pm trooper wrote:
Re Beards, I once had the great privilege to be the member of an organisation in a section of which to be a member you had to have a full beard and a particular tattoo, these men were and still are very much respected both by their peers and many others.It is not just the beard it is also the man.
"Beard Wearer" please think again before using the razor, you rank alongside some of the best.
On 15 Sep 2014 at 3:50pm Wait a Minute wrote:
You were one of the mad mullahs?
You do preach a bit on here
On 15 Sep 2014 at 5:57pm Mrs Twine wrote:
Well, dears, I think it depends on what sort of beard you have. A well trimmed beard, to my mind, can look very attractive. However, the long thin straggly beards, never trimmed and allowed to roam free are, to me, a complete turn-off. But I am far too old for my opinion to matter. I was watching on TV last night a programme about building Noah's Ark, and the academic involved had a beard and hair that seemed to be everywhere. He was a very engaging personality and I looked at what I could see of his face and thought how handsome he probably would be if only he had a shave and a haircut. He would also have looked a lot younger. But that's only my opinion, dears. If you are shaving your beards, by the way, any offcuts over 12" would be very gratefully received for my macrame doormat project.
On 15 Sep 2014 at 7:39pm Sixty-nine wrote:
Wait a Minute- I think we are straying from the original post here...
On 15 Sep 2014 at 7:46pm Border Control wrote:
Mrs Twine I love you ! Is Mr Twine still around ?
On 15 Sep 2014 at 8:38pm Mrs Twine wrote:
Border Control, dear. I thought you knew. Hubby is doing time in Parkhurst. Unknown to me he had been growing cannabis in his manshed. I thought there was a funny smell, but put it down to his aftershave.

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