Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Model it for me???

I think not. It seems that at lingerie shops in Saudi Arabia, only men may work as sales-people.
This would ruin the tactic of an old friend of mine who used to garner sympathetic smiles from the hot sales girls at Victoria's Secret. He liked to ask the girls to try on the lingerie, since they looked to be about his girlfriends size. I know of no time that this ever worked.

Okay, I didn't post this to prove that at one time I was immature and had immature friends, I think we were 16 or 17 when we were ogling the lingerie. The point is that this practice in SA is insane.
Remember, this is a place where women are banned from driving and must not leave the house without a male escort.
What struck me from the article was that things may be opening up, there is a law on the books (in a drawer) that allows women to work in those shops, it just is not enforced. This cause is being championed on FaceBook, maybe technology will help bring SA at least a little closer to he 21st century.

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