Unexpected T-shirts: Take 2

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Earlier this summer I shared the top 10 unexpected t-shirts I had seen to that point.  After I posted it, I kept seeing interesting t-shirts, so I continued to keep track of them.  I think this project of sorts has functioned as a culture shock antidote for me.  Sometimes you have to make your own fun when you live overseas.

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Here’s some of my favorites from the last few months (with editorial comments in italics):

  1. hard core pap

2. dear sentimental stalkers

3. #yes I am a <Sourcer>

4. I want your money.  Government isn’t the solution, government is the problem.  (This one had other words I didn’t have time to read and a prominent picture of Uncle Sam.)

5. Tear down the

6. Acne

7. Black!

8. Ideas are Bulletproof

9. Freshmen (worn by a middle aged man)

10. Sweatshirt (this was on a t-shirt)

11. New York City BOY (worn by a young woman)

12. Rise and shine (this one makes me want to sing!)

13. “Some Kind of Wonderful”

14. Phenom Children Are the Future (on a little kid)

15. I’m little my!  I bite because I like it! (also featured child-like illustrations, but it was worn by a very elegant and put together 40-something woman)

4 Responses

  1. Barbara Carvill

    I saw one worn by a very attractive young woman: ” I like to be on top”

  2. Even funnier (stranger?) than some I have seen in Zambia. Great list!

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