In 1995 I bought a black half-slip. I have no idea what I paid for it, but seeing how I wore it up until last week, you can certainly say I got my money’s worth.
Why did I stop? Well, I put it on a few weeks ago under my skirt, and as I was hurrying down the stairs, my slip elastic decided that 23 years was certainly enough and it fell to my ankles.
Now, I’m thankful that it happened at home and not as I stood in front of my church congregation, directing the music, so I can’t complain about it. I thought it was a funny story, so I shared the story on Facebook. We had a good group laugh and people shared stories about when their elastic had given up the ghost or they had observed someone else suffering the same fate. That’s what I expected.
What I didn’t expect was several people telling me that I shouldn’t buy a new slip, but should just put new elastic in the old one.
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