Oh, lighten up! The wigs. The official
Well, maybe when you try to wash off those blue and white stripes, not so clean. Better stick with the
Still, why go to all that trouble just to root for your favorite football team? Can’t you have just as much fun in jeans and a T-shirt as you could in, say, a Swiss cheese hat and an authentic Packers jersey?
Consider this: the team itself is not satisfied to dress in jeans and a T-shirt. Granted, it helps to have a visual clue when you’re trying to throw a pass. Or make a block. Keeps the passing to and blocking of the wrong team to a minimum.
And that’s the point: the team. By their uniforms ye shall know them.
There’s something to be said for the camaraderie generated by dressing alike. When her kids were teenagers, a friend of ours noted that they made a point of dressing ‘differently.’ Which meant not like their parents. But, she observed, they all dressed exactly like each other!
So, too, if you’re tailgating in the parking lot, by your
Okay. Depending on which
That is, dressing in the
And look: you’re not going to get half of the world to fall in love with the other half anyway. Not even on your best day. So if you can get at least a quarter of the spectators at any football game to become buddies with another quarter, well, you’re half way toward, if not world peace, at least a merrier football stadium.
Besides, it’s fun.