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    Controversy over pants with washing instructions that say "GIVE IT TO YOUR WOMAN, ITS HER JOB"

    t's not every day that clothing care instructions spark controversy. But that's what happened after British journalist Emma Barnett picked up her boyfriend's pants over the weekend while tidying the house.

    Underneath the usually customary "machine wash warm" instructions, the tag offered a less appropriate option: OR GIVE IT TO YOUR WOMAN, ITS HER JOB.

    Barnett tweeted an image of the tag on Monday, prompting an immediate outcry on social media and demands to out the company, Madhouse. The ensuing controversy has divided the citizenry into two camps: those who thought it was hilarious, with some asking how they can buy a pair, and those who found it offensive.


    More here: UK pants label: Give laundry to 'your woman' This Just In - CNN.com Blogs

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    Sorry, but that's just f-ing hilarious. Is it true? No, but that doesn't mean it isn't funny. Men are pigeonholed into stereo types every day. Mostly none of them are true, but we can find humor in them. But I'm supposed to be outraged when someone makes a crack about women, when every day men are decried as hapless imbeciles that only want to drink beer and watch TV? F that...even if all I want to do is drink beer and watch TV.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 121Traffic View Post
    Sorry, but that's just f-ing hilarious. Is it true? No, but that doesn't mean it isn't funny. Men are pigeonholed into stereo types every day. Mostly none of them are true, but we can find humor in them. But I'm supposed to be outraged when someone makes a crack about women, when every day men are decried as hapless imbeciles that only want to drink beer and watch TV? F that...even if all I want to do is drink beer and watch TV.
    That's such a hapless, tv watching, beer drinking, imbecilic thing to say!!

    I agree, I think the label is funny, I don't find it offensive at all.




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    Maybe they should add "when not making a sandwich".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    Maybe they should add "when not making a sandwich".




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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    Maybe they should add "when not making a sandwich".

    I'm going to make a shirt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pudge View Post
    I'm going to make a shirt.

    "I asked girlinbrown to make me a sandwich, and all she did was wash this damn shirt"
    I dare you.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    I dare you.

    You shouldn't do that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pudge View Post
    You shouldn't do that.
    He did!!! That's awesome!!!

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    PS.....good game Pudgey

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    To hell with one shirt. I think that could be a new shirt for O/R.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pudge View Post
    To hell with one shirt. I think that could be a new shirt for O/R.
    O RLY?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    O RLY?

    Yup. Just add that quote to our design and we have a winner.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pudge View Post
    To hell with one shirt. I think that could be a new shirt for O/R.
    Hahaha!!!




 

 

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