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Bill Maxwell hates saggin' pants. Do you?



This is how St Petersburg Times writer Bill Maxwell began his Sunday column this week:

" All right, call me an old goat, a geezer, an old codger, a curmudgeon, an Uncle Tom or any other unflattering name.

I don't care.

Let it be known, here and now, that I hate saggin' pants. I dislike being in the company of anyone wearing these buffoonish, self-loathing and effeminate getups."

Click here to read the rest of the story, titled: "Pull up your pants, you big buffoon."
Pant_3Some towns are actually passing laws to outlaw baggy pants that drift too far south. Where do you draw the line?

After you read Maxwell's column, click on comments below to read what other summer readers are saying and share your views on this XXL-sized issue.

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