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Young men and ankles

By Pol Pot13/6 12:39Thu Jun 13 12:39:45 2019

Views: 872

Why are they so keen to expose their ankles? Just seen a youngish bloke in a full suit but no socks. Looks daft.

Hopefully post-Brexit we'll be back to doublet and hose.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Shy Taz Effer (YCFC)14/6 17:06Fri Jun 14 17:06:48 2019In response to Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 162

It's part of the 'uniform'. You now have to have an under-cut, a silly beard, a sleeve of tatts, skinny jeans, no socks and loafers.

You must also spend all day talking about "the bantz", call people "Chief" or "Bruv", and refer to them as "yourself" not "you". Every sentence must begin with "I am lovin'...." and contain the word "like" at least four times.

Edited by Shy Taz Effer (YCFC) at 17:08:30 on 14th June 2019

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Rob (Alice Glass)14/6 16:27Fri Jun 14 16:27:10 2019In response to Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 169

I agree. I'd say trainer socks in general TBH.

I've always worn normal tennis socks, comfy.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Thora14/6 09:22Fri Jun 14 09:22:50 2019In response to Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 265

I bought these the other day and have had nothing but abuse.

https://www.thenorthface.co.uk/shop/en-gb/tnf-gb/footwear-men/mens-base-camp-switchback-sandal-2y97?variationId=4NX

Luckily, I couldn't give a fuck what other people think.

Currently in rolled up jeans, trainer socks and trainers. It's raining.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Paulio14/6 10:31Fri Jun 14 10:31:22 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 214

Fair play for admitting you’re a sex offender.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Lord M.Ox (Marked Ox)14/6 09:38Fri Jun 14 09:38:59 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 230

You Nancy boy. :)

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Paulio13/6 16:18Thu Jun 13 16:18:19 2019In response to Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 564

Hate the short trousers no socks with shoes on thing. Wankers.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Lenny Baryea (MUFC)13/6 16:16Thu Jun 13 16:16:55 2019In response to Young men and anklesTop of thread

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When I was at secondary school in the mid-90s you’d likely get beaten up, or at least mercilessly teased, if your trousers were short enough to expose your socks.

Fast forward 20+ years and most of the blokes in our office, particularly those in Corporate Sales, will expose their ankles – let alone their socks – on a daily basis.

Their haircuts, meanwhile, closely resemble those my Dad used to give me: grade one back and sides, much longer on top, not blended in.

Young ‘uns, eh? (One member of my team was born in 2000 and let slip yesterday that he thought Cheryl Cole was in the Spice Girls.)

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Re: Young men and ankles

By chrismr14/6 09:40Fri Jun 14 09:40:56 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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Yes interesting fashion back in my day only ones you saw out in trousers too short were plod would couldn't be arsed to change their trousers after leaving work.
At my office only change is executives have taken to not wearing ties just expensive shirts and cufflinks.
I have been wearing tie to work for 40 years so can't see myself following that fashion either and where else would I wear one..

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Meerkat14/6 09:46Fri Jun 14 09:46:56 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 218

Ties are a sexist oppression of men in the office.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Seagie13/6 16:47Thu Jun 13 16:47:32 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 526

If you were seen wearing your rucksack with two straps this was invitation to have the shit kicked out of you when I was at school in the 90's. This seems to have fallen by the wayside now.

Tramlines in your tie was a must and you needed to have it tied with the thin bit showing. Doing it the normal way was referred to as "a kipper" and would again result in you having the shit kick out of you.

Bring back bullying!

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Pol Pot13/6 17:55Thu Jun 13 17:55:20 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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On top of that was the whole 'if you have your left/right ear pierced it means you are gay'. Can't recall which one it was meant to be.

Used to be big discussions about this while watching Top of the Pops.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Lenny Baryea (MUFC)13/6 17:57Thu Jun 13 17:57:29 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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Right ear (only) was gay, or so it was said.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Lenny Baryea (MUFC)13/6 17:48Thu Jun 13 17:48:14 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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If you were seen wearing your rucksack with two straps this was invitation to have the shit kicked out of you when I was at school in the 90's.

Ditto.

The only kids who would do this at our school were visiting German or French exchange students.

Two straps is far more comfortable/ practical, though, so kudos to them.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By stillmanjunior13/6 23:27Thu Jun 13 23:27:19 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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Yep, and with it as loose as possible. Then it was one strap crossed over. Most people had the Umbro bag with pockets all over the place. Including me.

And they made decent goalposts.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Meerkat14/6 00:09Fri Jun 14 00:09:48 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 291

And slip fielders. when we played cricket on the beach etc we would make a slip cordon out of the bags - hit one without bouncing and you were out.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By sandy afcw13/6 17:51Thu Jun 13 17:51:22 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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Just curious - as I grew up in Maidenhead, I was wondering what school you went to?

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Lenny Baryea (MUFC)13/6 17:56Thu Jun 13 17:56:50 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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The boys school.

I hated the idea, when my parents sent me there, but no distracting girls was probably for the best.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By sandy afcw13/6 18:01Thu Jun 13 18:01:53 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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The one that was Maidenhead Grammar?

For some reason my parents sent me to Windsor Grammar. They must have been aware of the ankle thing....

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Lenny Baryea (MUFC)14/6 08:49Fri Jun 14 08:49:08 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 249

Yes, that’s the one. Celebrity Magpies fan Toby Anstis was Head Boy the year before I started.

We had some tasty battles with Windsor Boys on the rugby pitch … which I don’t ever remember us losing.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Chelmsford Charlie13/6 16:28Thu Jun 13 16:28:45 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 530

What an idiot. Everyone knows she was in Bucks Fizz.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Baldman13/6 14:32Thu Jun 13 14:32:39 2019In response to Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 630

Working in a FASHION HOTSPOT, with lots of meeja around, I have notice a worrying trend of double breasted suits returning.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Slim Jim13/6 16:46Thu Jun 13 16:46:44 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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At least I hope they look like they bought them recently, rather than inherited them from a larger relative a la JRM.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By The Very Revd. Roy Summersby KC13/6 14:10Thu Jun 13 14:10:37 2019In response to Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 687

On a related point - 'trainer' socks worn when wearing shorts. Incredibly council.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Baldman14/6 10:29Fri Jun 14 10:29:35 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 213

What about those socks that have individual toes? It’s a no from me.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Pol Pot14/6 10:30Fri Jun 14 10:30:47 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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Haha. I saw a tourist the other day in trainers with individual toes. Looked quite creepy.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Tara (ProgressiveTara)13/6 16:35Thu Jun 13 16:35:41 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 531

What else are you meant to wear?

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Re: Young men and ankles

By AndyC14/6 09:53Fri Jun 14 09:53:05 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 225

no socks is how i roll.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Chelmsford Charlie14/6 16:13Fri Jun 14 16:13:24 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 185

Your trainers must stink.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By AndyC14/6 16:25Fri Jun 14 16:25:55 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 172

not once you've washed them

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Re: Young men and ankles

By The Very Revd. Roy Summersby KC13/6 18:15Thu Jun 13 18:15:23 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 448

Normal length socks if you must wear shorts. Personally, a fawn twill cavalry suit. But only at weekends. Brown in town and all that!

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Apu de Beaumarchais13/6 18:33Thu Jun 13 18:33:16 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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People that wear normal length socks with shorts should be put on a register.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By The Very Revd. Roy Summersby KC13/6 22:12Thu Jun 13 22:12:53 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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I can picture someone saying that in full Mike Ashley shithouse regalia. A real Lonsdale fuckpig.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Meerkat13/6 18:34Thu Jun 13 18:34:23 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 428

They probably already are...

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Joe Hawkins13/6 14:21Thu Jun 13 14:21:12 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 639

I do that :p

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Re: Young men and ankles

By The Very Revd. Roy Summersby KC13/6 14:28Thu Jun 13 14:28:44 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 637

No!

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Joe Hawkins13/6 14:32Thu Jun 13 14:32:23 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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Summer for me is shorts, vest, trainer socks and a pair of Nike Air Max's or Reebok Classics on the ladders, they set the tatoos & shaved head off I'm told....

Got a nice bucket hat for those scorching days too.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Where's JASE? (Barda EUFC)13/6 14:30Thu Jun 13 14:30:07 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 640

Why?

That's the point of trainer socks.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Baldman13/6 14:31Thu Jun 13 14:31:35 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 631

They are for young people to wear until they are ready for real socks

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Barda EUFC13/6 14:40Thu Jun 13 14:40:31 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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What a silly comment.

Trainer socks, ankle socks and knee socks are all socks.

Edited by Barda EUFC at 14:40:42 on 13th June 2019

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Re: Young men and ankles

By The Very Revd. Roy Summersby KC13/6 15:11Thu Jun 13 15:11:12 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 594

Trainer socks are ashamed to be socks. Don't suffer sock shame. get help

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Barda EUFC13/6 15:23Thu Jun 13 15:23:50 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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Not sure I am the one who needs any help here.

This is quite a random thing to be so annoyed about.

Are you the confguide Jean-Paul Gaultier?

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Paulio13/6 16:19Thu Jun 13 16:19:42 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 539

I have trainer socks. Nothing worse than shorts and pulled up socks.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Chelmsford Charlie13/6 16:40Thu Jun 13 16:40:15 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 519

Exactly. If you wear trainers and shorts, you wear trainer socks. Anything else makes you look like a German tourist.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Seagie13/6 16:41Thu Jun 13 16:41:47 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 519

Agreed.

Glad that I find myself in the cool gang with yourself and Paulio on this. I'm currently sat wearing shorts and trainer socks.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Paulio13/6 16:42Thu Jun 13 16:42:27 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 510

Are you wearing sandals?

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Seagie13/6 16:43Thu Jun 13 16:43:30 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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No, that would be silly.

I have a pair of havaianas that I normally wear around the office but I needed to go into town today so brought trainers and trainer socks instead.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Barda EUFC13/6 16:30Thu Jun 13 16:30:31 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 520

Unless playing sport.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Paulio13/6 16:42Thu Jun 13 16:42:00 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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Then you wear sports socks. Simples.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Barda EUFC13/6 16:46Thu Jun 13 16:46:01 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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Exactly!

These anti trainer sockists are just weird.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Baldman13/6 15:25Thu Jun 13 15:25:29 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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Trainer socks are like trainer bras. Once you’ve had a bit more experience you can get some proper socks Barda.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Barda EUFC13/6 15:30Thu Jun 13 15:30:32 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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They aren't.

I have more than enough pairs of socks thank you, of varying lengths and thickness to cope with all conditions.

I'm with Kev on this, which is not something that happens often.

Don't understand why you and the Rev are getting all hot under the collar about socks for goodness sake.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By The Very Revd. Roy Summersby KC13/6 15:34Thu Jun 13 15:34:18 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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I did get very very angry for a moment there. Sorry

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Barda EUFC13/6 15:36Thu Jun 13 15:36:21 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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You're getting angry about socks.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By The Very Revd. Roy Summersby KC13/6 15:38Thu Jun 13 15:38:02 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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I know. It was felt tip pens last week. I will get better though. I hope

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Re: Young men and ankles

By The Very Revd. Roy Summersby KC13/6 14:31Thu Jun 13 14:31:32 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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To be council?

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Barda EUFC13/6 14:42Thu Jun 13 14:42:06 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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Oh dear.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Meerkat13/6 13:42Thu Jun 13 13:42:01 2019In response to Young men and anklesTop of thread

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It looks odd to me as i still feel the paranoia that one’s trousers might not reach one’s shoes resulting in merciless pisstaking at school.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Wilbur Wright (Unemployed Coalminer)13/6 14:07Thu Jun 13 14:07:02 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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trousers at half mast you mean.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Slim Jim13/6 13:58Thu Jun 13 13:58:04 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

Views: 656

My sister once delivered withering advice about a friend's potential suitor:

"It looks like his trousers have had an argument with his shoes. Avoid him."

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Mr Nice (Forever Claret 83)13/6 12:44Thu Jun 13 12:44:06 2019In response to Young men and anklesTop of thread

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It's apparently fashionable. They are actually wearing socks but they are completely hidden. I think it looks crap but then I'm old an unfashionable.

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Re: Young men and ankles

By Wilbur Wright (Unemployed Coalminer)13/6 13:03Thu Jun 13 13:03:27 2019In response to Re: Young men and anklesTop of thread

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can't wait for david beckham to get old and make incontinence pads and zimmer frames fashionable.

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