February 5, 2010

Winter frisbee.

The view today, from my office window:



Did you notice that one guy?

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He defines the new exemption from the Althouse "men in shorts" rule: winter vigor.

15 comments:

Synova said...

When I was at NDSU the girls would be out tanning between the snow-drifts in the spring. ;-)

Pete said...

Even without the new winter vigor exemption, wouldn't he have been exempt from the no shorts rule because he's playing a sport/exercising?

PWS said...

How 'bout Warren Beatty in shorts? Or track athletes? Are there any other exemptions?

OT: So I wonder if Rush likes being tweaked himself over this?

Big Mike said...

Like they say, you don't have to be nuts to go to Wisconsin...

But it helps.

;-)

rhhardin said...

Winter frisbee with snow falling today.

edutcher said...

Temp, Madame?

I mean, it doesn't look all that bad. Now, on the east coast, where they'll get maybe a foot or two of wet snow this weekend (always do this time of year, usually over Valentine's weekend) and a nice, crisp wind out of Alberta possibly, it's a little tough to play with drifts above your knees.

WV "suink" What Boris Badenov said he'd do when he was pensioned off by Fearless Leader.

Joe M. said...

He defines the new exemption from the Althouse "men in shorts" rule: winter vigor.

Hahaha.

bagoh20 said...

Winter vigor?

So wearing them in summer to be comfortable is not allowed, but to freeze in the snow is?

Pure misandry.

Moose said...

The professor shows she is cruel but understanding.

A breakthru in male shorts management...

kathleen said...

I can't really see why summer, spring or autumn vigor would be less appealing

RLB_IV said...

That boy is from Alaska. He walks like Bigfoot.

Here in San Diego it is 59 degrees, the natives are wearing heavy coats while the transplants are in shorts. The german tourists are in bikinis and speedos on the beach under heavy cloud cover. It's all a matter of perception.

Weather Report...over and out.

Snow is for Aspen, et al.

Chris said...

I'm with Pete. A rule against shorts that has no exception for sports just makes the rulemaker look silly.

Palladian said...

I'm sexually aroused by strapping young men carousing in the snow.

BJM said...

Sunbeams have broached our skylights, wild mustard and almond blossoms abound in the SF Bay Area as Spring pokes a toe out from under the covers.

We usually enjoy a head fake spring in Feb, often it's balmy shorts weather for a week or two. We calls it earthquake weather.

Our heater hasn't run in three or four days and I have the window open a couple of inches at the moment...the air is softly perfumed with wet earth and almonds.

Winter will return for another six weeks but its sting is gone.

Seven Machos said...

Come on, Althouse. It's not that cold out there. There's another guy, in the far left, who is in short sleeves. Dressed appropriately, in layers, he took them off as necessary.

The guy in shorts on a lukewarm winter's day is usually the worst kind of douche. Not only has he made an appalling fashion choice, but he made it because he wanted people to look look at him and approve of his alleged macho toughness for wearing shorts in the snow. But, ultimately, it's pussy because, as we can see from other evidence in the photo, it's not that cold out there for playing sports.