Me: It's definitely cold enough for tights, except for my rule.
The historian: What's that, again?
Me: Once you wear tights, no more bare legs.
The historian: I see.
|garbage rules, Jean-François Chénier|
The historian: I saw a couple of young women today on campus--they were wearing tights.
Me: I know. I would have, too. But I have the rule.
The historian: [contemplates.]
Me: It's like my personal "no white after Labor Day" rule.
The historian: And my rule is "wear shorts for as long as possible."