Let's just cover the girls and boys in hogwarts robes. It's crazy. Skin is covered. Avert the eyes. What is next, a burqa?
Amen, AZgal. If we go around calling even the slightest statement
"hurtful," it diminishes the use of the word.
Sigh. Must people look for offense where none was truly intended?? The school administrator didn't call the students ridiculous, he simply
said it looks ridiculous to come to school dressed as Buddy the Elf with
leggings for pants. Leggings are not the problem, the wearer is.
There is an image going around the Internet of a woman wearing leggings and a
t-shirt. Due to the pale peach color if the leggings and the way in which
leggings normally fit, the only way you can tell from the back that she is
wearing pants at all is by the fact that her skin color is darker than the color
of the leggings. Now, I suppose you could find a more tactful way to
say ridiculous, but that won't change the fact that leggings worn
improperly look ridiculous. Showing your thong straps or boxer tops
also looks ridiculous.
Must be nice to work for a district that that thinks its ok to call kids who
wear leggings ridiculous. Here is a woman/parent trying to defuse a potential
conflict and then to have the district spokesman be so rude and hurtful to
students. If you are a spokesman it behooves you to be polite, especially
to kids, doesn't it?