Monday, January 19, 2009

catastrophic underwear failure

noun phrase. An affliction of the undernasties that is too terrible or titillating to behold.

Real citation: "An homage to, or rip-off of, Art Frahm’s pinups of the 1940’s, in this scene our fair maiden has experienced a catastrophic underwear failure. 'Whoops!' she declares, as her failure is made plain to see. Should have fixed that waist band a little tighter…"
(Sept. 1, 2005, Flickr,

Made-up citation: "I used to suffer from catastrophic underwear failure. Now I don no less than six pairs of underthings, underthongs, nethergarments, and underoos before getting up in the morning. I like to feel safe."

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