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View Diary: The Great American Button Debate (The Prez really did that?!) (76 comments)

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  •  The problem is that... (none)
    ...with expensive shirts, they give you an extra button sewn on at the bottom, in case you lose one.

    My guess is he did exactly as you suggested, which got him off-kilter.

    My mother taught us to start at the top, at the collar, and work your way down. That way you're always lining up the correct buttonhole.

    •  Tim, when you start from the bottom there is (none)
      NO button hole for the spare button, which is usually placed at the very bottom of the plaque, or off-set a bit to the side. What ever method works, is wonderful, but Bush clearly had neither method available to him!

      Most Americans are a lot dumber than we give them credit for- George Carlin 2004

      by maggiemae on Fri Sep 16, 2005 at 11:04:44 AM PDT

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