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miniskirt

skirts hemmed at mid-thigh or higher; heyday of the leg in fashion world (1960s). [Am. Hist.: Sann, 255–263]
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This resulted in an online backlash where the students opposed the advice given by the university and started an online campaign which went viral with the hashtag #UPBEnFalda which meant UPB in miniskirts.
There are two different but similar consumption pattern theories that prevail in the area of consumer spending and that serve as informal indicators of economic growth, in contrast to formal ones like GDP and GNP: the so-called lipstick effect (or necktie effect when referring to men) and the equally interesting miniskirt effect.
There's lots to twist and shout about as Dreamboats and Miniskirts plays the Empire DARREN BELL PHOTOGRAPHY
Dreamboats and Miniskirts is written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, the team behind Goodnight Sweetheart; Birds of a Feather; The New Statesman; Shine on Harvey Moon; Save the Last Dance For Me and, of course, Dreamboats and Petticoats, and is produced by Bill Kenwright and Laurie Mans-field in association with Universal Music.
With killer soundtrack featuring Roy Orbison (Pretty Woman), The Beach Boys (I Get Around) and Hippy Hippy Shake by The Swinging Blue Jeans - not to mention hip-shaking numbers from such the lesser known acts as The Marvellettes and The Kingsmen - Dream boats and Miniskirts is guaranteed to make you laugh and want to dance at the same time.
Dreamboats and Miniskirts is a little diamond of a show with songs by the mile and a high-energy feel-good drive about it that leaves you feeling euphoric and somehow happy with the world.
Dreamboats And Miniskirts at Darlington Civic Theatre in September
A notice on the consulate's Facebook site also states: "No slippers, sandals, short pants, miniskirts or sleeveless upper garments.
Lobama : Police in Africa's last absolute monarchy Swaziland have banned women from wearing miniskirts and revealing tops saying they provoke criminals, local media reported.
In January, hundreds of outraged girls and women, among them prominent politicians, protested the attacks while wearing pants or miniskirts and T-shirts emblazoned with such slogans as: ''Real men don't harass women.
A handful of local female politicians protested in front of the town's city hall during Monday's vote, but few, if any, wore miniskirts.
Julie says: "In your 20s, miniskirts can look great for going out clubbing on a Saturday night.