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August 5, 2008

underwear-brazil-200.jpgThis is National Underwear Day. I know what you’re saying, “But Bob, I thought that was back in February!”

No, that event, which we covered, was Brazilian National Underwear Day, which is on a different day because they’re in the Southern Hemisphere or something, and also because they have a different word for underwear.

I still don’t know exactly what we’re supposed to do to celebrate, but if you haven’t changed your underwear yet in 2008, that would be a real good start. And don’t forget to take some underwear to the office today, for the traditional Undie Exchange.

Meanwhile, this blog has a lot of items with the underwear tag, and you will probably want to read them aloud during the festivities at your office. Here are my favorites:

What, you’ve never seen underwear?

Bra flag: from C to shining C…

Hey! Are you wearing Lollipop’s underpants?

Grab your undies, Little Joe! They got Pa!

No wonder the bride is blushing…


Above: Models pose at the main bus station in downtown Brasilia to celebrate Brazil’s National Underwear Day February 27, 2008. REUTERS/Jamil Bitta

Below: Models lift their traditional Bavarian clothes to show the ‘Oktoberfest’ underwear in Munich in a 2006 file photo. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

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Um… not to point out the obvious here but England and France weren’t included among the participating countries…

In any case, nice job getting to the bottom of this matter…

Oi, this one’s too easy… I think it’s beneath me…


I knew there was a reason for buying those multi-color polka dot panties the other day…


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