Mailman wants to wear kilts
Going Postal in Plaid -- Mailman Wants to Wear Kilt
Jul 23rd 2008
By Emily McCombs
There are only two times a man can wear a skirt and get away with it -- he's at a toga party, or he's celebrating a Scottish holiday. But one Oregon postal worker wants to add '"delivering the mail" to the list of activities that go hand in hand with the breezy garment.
48-year-old Dean Peterson's mission is simple: He wants to be allowed to wear a kilt, which he calls a Male Unbifurcated Garment, on his mail route. And to make that dream a reality, he's invested his $1,800 government stimulus check into sending letters and mockups of the new uniform to postal union branches all over the country.
"A lot of people think I'm crazy," Peterson told The Boston Globe. "This is important to me - I just want to be comfortable. I just want the option."
Among Peterson's reasons the kilt would make a superior uniform are the facts that kilts don't "confine the legs or cramp the male genitals," and they don't cause "sweat rashes." Peterson's resolution will be voted on this week at the 66th biennial convention of the National Association of Letter Carriers.
As men who enjoy the sweet kiss of the wind on our junk, we support him.
BEST LINE-> As men who enjoy the sweet kiss of the wind on our junk, we support him.