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Here’s something a little lighter for the end of your Thursday…
Strangely, the brassiere has been getting a lot of media attention as of late. AlterNet has everything you’ll ever need to know about the bra, including the myth that it was almost named a Titzling. (Come on, you can’t tell me that’s not a little funny.)
Playtex has also been getting crazy press for the new launch of their new bra campaign called “Girl Talk” in which they tell you to basically treat your boobs like people. You know, “The Girls.” I suppose it could be seen as a step up from the ’94 ad (mentioned in the AlterNet piece) after the jump.


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Male viewer writes letter to the editor explaining why women can’t play soccer

This weekend, England’s women’s soccer team played Germany in an historic match at Wembly national stadium. As the Independent reports, “It was the first standalone game for women at the home of football, drew a record crowd of 46,000, was shown live in TV coverage on the BBC, and introduced a generation of young girls to the idea of the women’s team being treated the same as the men for the first time.” 

After the game, one male viewer, David Hickey, wrote a letter to the editor asking why it was aired when women’s soccer clearly doesn’t compare to the men’s game. “Women can’t play football,” he wrote. “They don’t even know the basic rules.” Here’s his full message:

 

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This weekend, England’s women’s soccer team played Germany in an historic match at Wembly national stadium. As the Independent reports, “It was the first standalone game for women at the home of football, drew a ...