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What are the school girls in the UK and elsewhere thinking about their school uniforms? I wonder.
I've only had two job interviews in the last 13yrs and got both jobs, and it never crossed my mind at the time to wear a skirt or dress. The first job had a uniform where we had the option of skirt or trousers, but only one of the female members of staff ever wore the skirt. However, I did buy a lovely navy dress a few months ago with a mind to dressing it up for a wedding and down for an interview.

UK schoolgirls usually have the option of skirt or trousers too now, and have done for donkey's years.
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I can't remember last time I wore pants. Boldering. Even that I do in hotpants and leggins, lol.
14 July 2016 was the last time I wore a dress and I can't remember the last time I wore a skirt that wasn't a sarong, even though I do possess them.
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A lot of debate currently in UK about some work places, about some businesses requiring women to wear very high heels, with all the pain and health issues that leads to.
After a lifetime in min. 4" heels (short arse), I bolloxed my right foot up standing on my toes in hiking boots to get a better view of Pulp at the 2012 Reading Festival (Jarvis was dry humping an amp). Lots of physio later, I can't wear heels for more than a couple of hours.
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I think every woman looks better in a dress, there.
Not with my tits you don't! On a good day - Dita Von Teese. On a bad day - Demis Roussos Actually fell face first the other week and my face never hit the ground. Bounced off my boobs and bruised the buggers.
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The hearing tomorrow is simply to decide whether to continue the motion stopping Trump's ban; it is not about the constitutional validity of the ban. Likely that will have to go to the Supreme Court!
Serious question... How many times can the Justice Department try to get the ban reimposed before they're told to move on? Apparently, there's a one hour verbal meeting scheduled today.
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"After the imposition of the migrant ban by President Trump I am even more strongly opposed to an address by President Trump in Westminster Hall."

Mr Bercow went on: "We value our relationship with the United States. If a state visit takes place, that is way beyond and above the pay grade of the speaker.
http://news.sky.com/story/speaker-jo...ament-10758762
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Has Trump officially said anything about the way women must dress?

Or is all this poppycock based on an (unfounded) rumour?
When does Trump ever say anything "officially"? Or is Twitter an "official" channel of communication for the POTUS these days?
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16 States have now joined the case against Trump's ban plus a last minute request from Hawaii.
The states include New York, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont, the Commonwealths of Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, as well as the District of Columbia; two had voted for Trump!.

Also the total number of companies filing against the ban has now reached 127; mostly tech companies like Apple, Facebook, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Netflix and even Twitter but some non techs like Levi Strauss.

The hearing tomorrow is simply to decide whether to continue the motion stopping Trump's ban; it is not about the constitutional validity of the ban. Likely that will have to go to the Supreme Court!
With Trump being such a big shot business man 'making America great again' surely he's not going to ignore the fact he's taking the right steps to piss off and drive out those very businesses earning big bucks for the country??
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With Trump being such a big shot business man 'making America great again' surely he's not going to ignore the fact he's taking the right steps to piss off and drive out those very businesses earning big bucks for the country??
Most of them are founded by filthy foreigners or Californians - which is pretty much the same in the mind of Donald Trump!!

I can't work out which is causing the greater outrage:

1) His election promises
2) Him delivering his election promises

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Something that marton at least, might enjoy

http://news.sky.com/story/speaker-jo...ament-10758762
Bercow is insane. The questionable leaders that have been allowed to speak in Parliament under his watch prove him to be a hypocrite. He's supposed to be impartial and virtue signalling has just made him look like a prat.

What's worse still is that it won't achieve anything. Trump is no politician and won't care at all to speak in Parliament. He has Twitter.
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Most of them are founded by filthy foreigners or Californians - which is pretty much the same in the mind of Donald Trump!!

I can't work out which is causing the greater outrage:

1) His election promises
2) Him delivering his election promises

Isn't it less of a sense of 'outrage' (although I know the media LOVES that word), and more of a sense of 'damage limitation' and fixing the fallout of his tantrums?

It's hard to be outraged at such a cockwomble. He doesn't need people's anger, he needs a tranquiliser dart and therapy...
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Must be, today, as Potus, he tweeted "happy birthday President Reagan".
Doubt Reagan will reply, he has been dead for 13 years
Umm, it was Reagan's birthday yesterday.

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Umm, it was Reagan's birthday yesterday.

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Ummm...when Marton posted that it was yesterday

...and I think he was more commenting on the liklihood of Reagan thanking Trump for the birthday wishes....
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Most of them are founded by filthy foreigners or Californians - which is pretty much the same in the mind of Donald Trump!!
And to my mind as well.

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Isn't it less of a sense of 'outrage' (although I know the media LOVES that word), and more of a sense of 'damage limitation' and fixing the fallout of his tantrums?

It's hard to be outraged at such a cockwomble. He doesn't need people's anger, he needs a tranquiliser dart and therapy...
At the moment it remains whiney losers explaining why they should have won because the other side didn't understand what they were doing.

And so you end up with big companies run by whiney losers who get all loud and shouty - and failing to understand how democracy works. 1 person - 1 vote. From the highly educated Harvard Professor to the banjo-playing, cousin marrying, corn whisky swigging, pig farmer in Kentucky.

The more the whiney losers scream and shout about how outrageous Trump is and how he really shouldn't keep his election promises the more time he will spend doing outrageous things.

The more the whiney losers scream and shout the more the Trump voters who voted Trump purely because they were fed up of the shouty East and West coasters telling them what to do, the more those voters will become staunch in their views. A position they currently do not hold. The American public is polarized, perhaps not as much as the media is trying to lead us to believe, but it is still polarized. If the whiney losers stepped off the whiney peddle for just a minute and accepted the results and the regime that was voted in by the electoral system in place, then things might stand a chance of getting better.

And perhaps instead of being whiney losers the companies actually tried to figure how to work with the POTUS and his plans, and explain how immigration works for the benefit of the country things might settle down and progress be made.

To reiterate, the one thing the whiney losers really don't want to happen is for Trump to resign, be impeached, be shot and for Pence to take over.
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Which Supreme Court judge is that?
This tweet, it came as a response to the first verdict by Federal Judge James Robart. Not SC indeed, my bad, but that has no effect on the message. Not only is he not just a "so-called judge" but rather, has had that position for ten years or more, but also is it not just his "opinion" when he issues a ruling - it is in fact and by definition the law (the way he interprets it).
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To reiterate, the one thing the whiney losers really don't want to happen is for Trump to resign, be impeached, be shot and for Pence to take over.
This.

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I think every woman looks better in a dress, there.
Actually, I think the best outfit for a woman is whatever makes her comfortable. Men too. I find ties as silly as high heels.

ETA: if you want to wear heels and a tie and find it comfortable, have at it! I suppose I just find these "standards" absurd sometimes.

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At the moment it remains whiney losers explaining why they should have won because the other side didn't understand what they were doing.

And so you end up with big companies run by whiney losers who get all loud and shouty - and failing to understand how democracy works. 1 person - 1 vote. From the highly educated Harvard Professor to the banjo-playing, cousin marrying, corn whisky swigging, pig farmer in Kentucky.

The more the whiney losers scream and shout about how outrageous Trump is and how he really shouldn't keep his election promises the more time he will spend doing outrageous things.

The more the whiney losers scream and shout the more the Trump voters who voted Trump purely because they were fed up of the shouty East and West coasters telling them what to do, the more those voters will become staunch in their views. A position they currently do not hold. The American public is polarized, perhaps not as much as the media is trying to lead us to believe, but it is still polarized. If the whiney losers stepped off the whiney peddle for just a minute and accepted the results and the regime that was voted in by the electoral system in place, then things might stand a chance of getting better.

And perhaps instead of being whiney losers the companies actually tried to figure how to work with the POTUS and his plans, and explain how immigration works for the benefit of the country things might settle down and progress be made.

To reiterate, the one thing the whiney losers really don't want to happen is for Trump to resign, be impeached, be shot and for Pence to take over.
I agree with a good bit of this, although at this point, I believe some are turning from whining to thinking of ways to obstruct. I'm not sure there is working with or educating Trump and his administration until they hit a wall.

And yes, Pence is definitely the Spanish Inquisition.
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I've only had two job interviews in the last 13yrs and got both jobs, and it never crossed my mind at the time to wear a skirt or dress. The first job had a uniform where we had the option of skirt or trousers, but only one of the female members of staff ever wore the skirt. However, I did buy a lovely navy dress a few months ago with a mind to dressing it up for a wedding and down for an interview.

UK schoolgirls usually have the option of skirt or trousers too now, and have done for donkey's years.
14 July 2016 was the last time I wore a dress and I can't remember the last time I wore a skirt that wasn't a sarong, even though I do possess them.
After a lifetime in min. 4" heels (short arse), I bolloxed my right foot up standing on my toes in hiking boots to get a better view of Pulp at the 2012 Reading Festival (Jarvis was dry humping an amp). Lots of physio later, I can't wear heels for more than a couple of hours.
Not with my tits you don't! On a good day - Dita Von Teese. On a bad day - Demis Roussos Actually fell face first the other week and my face never hit the ground. Bounced off my boobs and bruised the buggers.
Dita Von Tees in a navy blue dress, yep - better than in pant suit.

Jarvis is ok. I don't think he minded you wearing hiking boots.
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Actually, I think the best outfit for a woman is whatever makes her comfortable. Men too. I find ties as silly as high heels.
That's absolutely fine. I am not talking about how comfortable we feel in clothes. Nor how work efficient and empowered some ladies feel in pant-suits. Let's not oversimplify again, and question whether dress-code should even exist. Brands will install them. That's what Trump is doing. I am talking about how people look to me, in their body types and choice of clothes and motivation. Most dresses flatter. Most dresses will also make one consider how healthy/fit they look..it's a snowball effect, in my experience. Not a bad snowball effect.

Yes, I have ties and suits. It makes me chuckle but it is fun to play with stuff. Heels are fun (to the obvious no sayers - I am not saying wear it 24/7, or even wear it at all).
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That's absolutely fine. I am not talking about how comfortable we feel in clothes. Nor how work efficient and empowere some lafies feel in pant-suits. Let's not oversimplify again, and question whether dress-code should even exist. Brands will install them. That's what Trump is doing. I am talking about how do people look to me, in their body types and choice of clothes and motivation. Most dresses flatter. Most dresses will also make one consider how healthy/fit they look..it's a snowball effect, in my experience. Not a bad snowball effect.
Ah. Well since I refuse to assume health based on appearance, it is not a desirable effect, imho. Not appropriate to discuss here though or on EF at all.
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