scouts-l Mail Archive for November of 1999: Re: 'underwear' - the next meaningless issue
Donald R Izard (dizard@ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU
Fri Nov 05 1999 - 09:17:24 CST
Well - maybe if you wear a hat ?
On Fri, 5 Nov 1999, Howard J Wisdom wrote:
> Somewhere in this thread, some scouter mentioned boxers. It was indicated
> that he felt it would be more appropriate attire in the event of an
> "emergency" situation at scout camp.
> His scout camp must be different than ours. At our scout camp, we at
> least have to have some form of formal covering over the general groin
> region for an instance such as this. Why? the fact is that we have adult
> female leader(s) in the campsite during scout camp. It does make a
> difference. In the ancient history of scout camp (i.e.: before women at
> scout camp), the boxer comment would have been totally correct. But such
> is not the case any more.
> This is not meant to be construed as a sexist remark, it is just a
> statement of fact.
> Howard Wisdom