Comment Of The Day: Size Ain't Nothing But A (Highly Frustrating) Number


Today we discussed the helpful lack of consistency in clothing sizes, and you guys applauded the sensitive terms retailers use for certain sizes.

Suzannelb said:

Sometimes, I wear Manatee. In other stores, I wear Elephant. And in a few, I have to special-order Hippo.

NiceGirlsDontWearCha-ChaHeels responded:

Have you ever had to do any custom-orders for Whale? Because every time I need a special occaison outfit, it seems like I have to custom-order Whale, sometime Humpback, other times Gray.

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