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  • For Summer 2012 - U.S. Bikini Laws ... Circa 1920s - 1930s

    07/05/2012 8:20:00 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 16 replies
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    For Summer 2012 - U.S. Bikini Laws ... Circa 1920s - 1930s Bathing Suit Arrests, Chicago, 1922 “Women being arrested in Chicago for defying a ban on wearing brief swimsuits in public. Women were meant to cover-up when not in the water” - Australian National Maritime Museum US Bikini Laws, 1922 ‘June 30, 1922. Washington policeman Bill Norton measuring the distance between knee and suit at the Tidal Basin bathing beach after Col. Sherrell, Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, issued an order that suits not be over six inches above the knee.’ - National Photo Co. US Bikini Laws,...
  • (Baseball) Club House Comedians :Kevin Millar

    02/20/2005 1:43:52 PM PST · by llevrok · 1 replies · 201+ views
    The days of the hot foot and the fake vomit are essentially over in baseball. Sadly, they perished with the advent of the $15-million salary, the breakup of the '93 Phillies and the unfortunate retirement of the funniest man in baseball history, Larry Andersen. The closest thing we have to a prankster or a flake is someone who refuses to tell us that they're taking it one day at a time, one who isn't afraid to be different and can smile even in hard times.