[ahem] If I'm allowed to have a say- I actually wouldn't mind if men took more fashion cues from the vikings. I mean, I'm a big fan of the geek-chic look but seriously, how about an alternate macho counter to the metro-sexual look that's not just frat boy 420-friendly slob. Just a thought.
Quote: "Seersucker is a thin, puckered, all-cotton fabric, commonly striped or checkered, used to make clothing for spring and summer wear. The word came into English from Hindustani (Urdu and Hindi), which originates from the Persian words "shir o shakkar", meaning "milk and sugar", probably from the resemblance of its smooth and rough stripes to the smooth texture of milk and the bumpy texture of sugar."
27. The Swimming Trunk — Okay, it's not quite beach time yet, but we're using our April weekends to take advantage of the swe-et Kayak deals to, say, South Beach. Plus, you'll be wearing these so much sooner than you think. Memorial Day ain't that far — at least that's what we're telling ourselves. Our bathing suit picks are not too short, not too long, meaning you'll avoid both looking like a frat boy or Euro trash. Saturdays Schulze Stripe Trunk, $75, available at Saturdays; Vilebrequin…
Apparently I haven't been clear about the meaning of “schlong.” I thought it was simply slang for “penis,” but The Washington Post says it’s actually a term for “a large penis.” Who knew? I’ve never had reason to use the word in my long career in journalism, until now.