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Wimbledon crackdown

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Perry White, Jun 26, 2006.

  1. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member


    KILLJOY tennis chiefs have outlawed skimpy outfits at this year’s Wimbledon, which starts today.

    They want spectators to keep their eye on the ball, not on the athletic figures of the gorgeous female players.

    So they have issued a strict new dress code banning gear deemed too sexy or low-cut.

    That means a bevy of babes must cover up. What a glaring fault — especially when you check the form of stars like former champ Maria Sharapova.
  2. John

    John Well-Known Member

    As much as I enjoy a great pair of legs, like Sharapova's, I don't really have a problem with this. Nothing wrong with injecting a touch of class into the world of sports.

    I wish they would also force the guys to go back to wearing shirts with collars and sleeves.
  3. Gomer

    Gomer Active Member


    They should bring back wooden racquets and handlebar mustaches, too.

    Seriously. Wimbledon would go A1 if they did that.
  4. John

    John Well-Known Member

    Are those the guys from the Guinness ad?
  5. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    I think the women should wear bikinis.
    Like beach volleyball.
  6. spinning27

    spinning27 New Member

    But I'm guessing Rafael Nadal can still wear sleeveless shirts.

    Can you say, double standard?
  7. Gomer

    Gomer Active Member

    Possibly. I'd ask, but you know, they're probably dead.
  8. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    They look more like the guys enjoying a pint during the opening credits for Cheers.
  9. John

    John Well-Known Member

    Good call.
  10. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    A little off-topic, but why do most English papers all-cap the first word in the lead? Do any U.S. papers do this?
  11. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Richard Krajicek and MaliVai Washington are not happy about this development.

    Probably NSFW!!
  12. Rusty Shackleford

    Rusty Shackleford Active Member

    I second the motion.
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