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The Eclectic Pen - Trashy Clothes

By: Tanya H. (sthepworth)   + 5 more  
Date Submitted: 8/31/2007
Genre: Parenting & Relationships » Parenting
Words: 224

  After doing 1,456,835,365,001 loads of laundry this weekend, I've come up with the following reasons why trash bags should be worn instead of clothes:

1) No washing machine necessary. If they need cleaned, toss them into the shower with the kid. Remove and let air-dry. If you use the black ones, you can't even tell when they're dirty!

2) Stylish. Black goes with everything. If you don't like black, there's always white (but I would suggest layering unless it's thick enough not to be see-through.

3) Cheap. Where else can you get a new set of clothes for everyday of the year for only $3.99. Also inexpensive to replace.

4) Fashion. If everyone wears them, there will be no competition for style. We'll all look silly together.

5) Fun! In the winter, you won't need a sled to go down the hill. In the summer, you have your very own built-in slip 'n slide!

6) Disposable. You can just throw them away at the end of the day. Even better, you can throw other stuff away in them, too!

7) Sometimes self-cleaning. Baby barf slides right off of them.

8) A great cover-up. Who cares if you lose weight! With a trash bag, no one will ever know!!

9) Portable. You pack for a weeks vacation for 6 in Disneyland- all in a gallon sized ziploc baggie.

10) Did I mention no more laundry?

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Lisa A. (mamawlisa) - 8/31/2007 11:48 PM ET
Lena S. (SquirrelNutkin) - 9/1/2007 6:46 AM ET
I liked this! Made me laugh, makes me think of Erma Bombeck
Nichole D. - 9/7/2007 9:54 AM ET
you are so funny
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