Parenting bloggers across the country got their electronic
knickers in a knot last week over allegations that Victoria's
Secret's new line of provacative underthings are intended for
tweens. Turns out the line is intended for college age ladies - or
is it? The Dads, all fathers to girls, contemplate what it means to
raise daughters in a terrifying new era of lingerie.
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Is the new "Bright Young Things" line at Victoria's Secret
really for tweens? Probably not - everyone just loves to freak out
about things aimed at tweens. The Dads doubt this stuff is for
college girls, though, as everyone loves to "play up a level."
So, do Todd, Matt, and D.M. want their daughters wearing sexy
underwear in high school? No, no, and no... unless their wives say
it's necessary for the girl's self-esteem. Even then, though, no
drawers with flirty messages, like "Aloha", "Pink", or "Hey,
Sailor, New In Town?" (These are all real... except for the last
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