wife beaters

Rick H Kennerly Rick at MOUSEHERDER.COM
Sun Jun 23 16:30:37 UTC 2002

|o| On Wed, 19 Jun 2002, James A. Landau wrote:
|o| > wife-beater (sleeveless T-shirt, vest):
|o| > antedate 1997

Certainly conjures visions of Marlon Brando as Stanley Kowalski in Street
Car Named Desire.
Maybe Jackie Gleason in the Honeymooners.

BTW, growing up, this kind of sleeveless t-shirt was known in my circle as a
Polish Smoking Jacket, which is odd because Polish was not a major ethnic
identity in North Texas.


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