Time to change underwear AGAIN?

February 29, 2008

underwear-2-160.jpgI know it seems like we just put away our decorations, but down in Brazil it’s National Underwear Day again. I know, it really came around fast this year!

And where do you go to find folks wearing almost nothing when it’s not carnival time? It’s just a wild guess, but I’d try the downtown bus station. Some things are the same everyplace you go.

I honestly worry that amid all the commercial aspects of this holiday, the true meaning is getting lost. Like, is the basic point of the day to buy new underwear, change our underwear, wash our underwear or what? I suppose until I find out for sure, I should generally avoid other people.

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Models pose at the main bus station in downtown Brasilia to celebrate National Underwear Day February 27, 2008. REUTERS/Jamil Bittar

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We have the same holiday in Canada in February, only we call it National Long Underwear Day.

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

Isn’t it summer down there? If not, they should call it National Getting Sick Day…

Posted by Dee T | Report as abusive

I’ll bet you $20 that this holiday was created by some dude that got busted running down the street in his underwear with a hangover….

Posted by K | Report as abusive

That’s what you get when you choose a country name that begins with BRA! They have to be having a better time than we would celebrating unday or amday.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

I’ll take some of that action. Now who do we get to do the research?


Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

When do they celebrate Go Downtown day in Brasilia?

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Love to be in Brasilia.

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