When I was a kid, gift shops (of the kind that sold pot pourri and unicorn figurines) also had a quirky thing: PICKLED PEOPLE. I’ve no idea where this kitscherie originated, and I don’t think I’ve seen them in decades. (I found some “vintage” options on
One of the guys on the high school football team told me they would wear pantyhose to practice on chilly mornings.
The plastic eggs were great craft items themselves. We made Potatohead-Humpty Dumpty characters with them in grade school.
I remember those creepy little dolls!!!
I used to love the eggs L'Eggs came in! My mom would let me add them to my stash of other plastic treasures like the little platform-on-a-stick inside Pushups ice cream treats.
But boy, I never enjoyed wearing pantyhose. Maybe I'm just oddly shaped, but they always seems to sag at the crotch. I became a dissenter in the mid-1980s and I've rarely worn them since.
At some point, I memorized this ad. Still hum it occasionally.
Having a lifelong 'thing' about stockings I'm surprised to learn what 'fashioned' means. Every day's a school day on this blog
If you want fancy hose, Wolford makes a few with the back seam.