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May 8, 2008      Share

A Portland high school has raised eyebrows
with its brow grooming policy: Shave ‘em or go
home. While that’s wacky enough on its own, we
were concerned that there might be other ideas
out there that would “raise eyebrows”. Heh.

The Top 8 Fashion Statements
That Would Challenge the Dress Code

8> Bodily fluid Rorschach pants

7> Prosthetic third nipple

6> Nose hoola-hoops

5> In honor of the principal: Comb-overs

4> Hitler-moustache tattoos

3> Clown suit, painted on by the art department

2> Prom dresses made entirely of pizza

and the Number 1 Fashion Statement That Would Challenge the Dress Code…
1> Chain attaching ear piercing to nose piercing… on another



Selected from 41 submissions from 13 contributors.
This week’s list authors are:

Guy Reeves, Houston, TX — 1 (1st #1 – Woot!)
Judith Cottrill, Bronx, NY — 2
Trish Jensen, Reedsville, PA — 3
Michele Lord, Lincoln, NE — 4
Michael Cunningham, Woodridge, IL — 5
G. Griebenow, Johannesburg, S. Africa — 6
Jay Shuck, Minneapolis, MN — 7, 8
David Bowie, London, England — Banner tag
Barb McMullen, Ann Arbor, MI — Class Clown

RUNNERS UP list — Guess Codes

Bell-bottom underwear
     (Gary O. Reynolds, Lafayette, IN)

Footie pajamas
     (Michael Cunningham, Woodridge, IL)

Guys wearing a codpiece
     (Jim G. Phynn, Horsham, PA)

Middle finger extension
     (Jay Shuck, Minneapolis, MN)

Prairie dresses and Gibson girl hairdos
     (Julie Nusbaum, Hamilton, IN)

Tattoo on inner thigh that reads “In case of emergency, please
pull handle”
     (Jim G. Phynn, Horsham, PA)

Unshaven: all students, all body parts
     (Michael Cunningham, Woodridge, IL)

Wearing your class ring as a nose ring
     (Judith Cottrill, Bronx, NY)