After reading my post imploring women to burn their holey, sagging, distressed, discoloured and other wise worse of wear underwear, a naughty goddess called Theresa sent me this entry from urbandictionary.com which captures in two words what I used 10 to describe.
April 13: Famine Underwear
The garments you wear during a shortage of underwear, when you haven’t done laundry in several weeks or months. Usually characterized by lack of elasticity, holes (usually large and awkwardly located), stains, and typically are at least 5 – 10 years old. In some cases soccer shorts, underwear of unknown origin, thongs, bathing suit bottoms, or ‘granny panties’ can be considered famine underwear, but do not necessarily meet the above criteria.
I haven’t done laundry in weeks, so I’m wearing my famine underwear, the boxers I made in home economics in middle school.
Famine Underwear was Urban Dictionary’s urban word of the day on April 13. My post on burning your famine underwear was published on April 12. Coincidence? I think not *cue spooky music*