Friday, February 12, 2010

Trouser recovery

We admitted we were powerless over trousers — that our lives had become unmanageable.

Sadly, the bus-driver was not interested in any explanations along these lines.

17 comments:

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

I see alcohol gets a clean sweep.

Well done, booze. Well done, indeed.

tigris said...

Tsk, yet another male-centric study. Seriously though, even in men withdrawal of pants only sometimes causes discomfort.

mikey said...

Indeed, at the end of the weekend, when monday morning dawns grey and forboding, I am regularly debilitated by deep depression and overcome by anxiety due to the requirement that at some point, regardless of all I can do to postpone it, I will have to put on trousers. And this is crippling...

fish said...

Amazingly, Scots (and a few residents of Provincetown) were totally immune to the brainwashing effects of trousers.

tigris said...

I will have to put on trousers. And this is crippling...

Just ONE LEG per fabric tube, dear lad.

Mendacious D said...

I've never found trousers to be psychotoxic on withdrawal. Rather the opposite. The same goes for skirts.

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

what size skirt do you wear, MenD?

Substance McGravitas said...

Confront your demons!

Smut Clyde said...

I see alcohol gets a clean sweep.
The facing page in the book makes up for that.

Confront your demons!
Ah, the little-known Dr. Seuss adaptation of Mervyn Peake's "Danse Macabre".

ckc (not kc) said...

...they added trousers as a "normal" row, but neglected the "normal" column... I suggest "goes well with cake"

Another Kiwi said...

Who gave fucking bus drivers the key to the trouser cupboard anyway? They are not trained in the proper administration of that substance.

Substance McGravitas said...

Neato.

ckc (not kc) said...

"The wrong trousers? Beyond the design fallacy: social learning and the user"

... and people wonder why I stay in bed

Smut Clyde said...

I so want a pair of Antishock Trousers. Wearable airbags.

mikey said...

Goddam it Smut, even if we ARE divorced you keep talking about my ex-wife like that and I'll...

Big Bad Bald Bastard said...

I, for one, do not consider trousers to be normal.

The fact that management installed cameras tasks me.

guitarist manqué said...

OK, I did a couple of trousers and I'm still not getting off. Better take some more.