"[I] got to wear a suit, like I do every day."
MELISSA NEGRIN-WIENER, a lawyer in Melville, New York Melville is a hamlet and census-designated place in the town of Huntington in Suffolk County on Long Island, New York, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, 14,533 people resided there. , who portrayed District Attorney Muffinhead in the play Goldilocks gold·i·locks
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
A European plant (Aster linosyris) having narrow sessile leaves and dense corymbs of small, bright yellow, discoid flower heads. on Trial. Members of her firm wrote and produced the play as part of a community outreach effort for the Brandywine Senior Living Facility. Attorneys and residents of the facility took roles in the play, which depicted the fairy tale character on trial for breaking and entering breaking and entering v., n. entering a residence or other enclosed property through the slightest amount of force (even pushing open a door), without authorization. If there is intent to commit a crime, this is burglary. .
"Let's see if they start pulling over plumbers for their pants."
American Civil Liberties Union American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), nonpartisan organization devoted to the preservation and extension of the basic rights set forth in the U.S. Constitution. spokesman EDWIN YOHNKA, warning that ordinances against baggy pants--the sartorial sar·to·ri·al
Of or relating to a tailor, tailoring, or tailored clothing: sartorial elegance.
[From Late Latin sartor, tailor; see sartorius. choice of many teenagers--may invite charges of discrimination. Lynwood, Illinois, is the latest town to set a fine for wearing pants that expose more than three inches of underwear. Riviera Beach, Florida Riviera Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, U.S.A. which was incorporated September 29, 1922. The population was 29,884 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population was estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau to be 32,522. , and Flint, Michigan, have instituted similar bans.
"I don't even think about it. It's so slow."
Dallas lawyer Ross ROBINSON, who has developed an easy weight-loss method: He uses a stand-up desk and walks on a treadmill for about 80 percent of his workday. Robinson walks at a slow 0.7 miles per hour and lost around eight pounds the first month.
"Compliance would have been extremely difficult, if not impossible."
WARWICK LEESON, mayor of Nillumbik, Australia, on his decision to forgo a proposed 24-hour curfew for the town's cats. The town already has a dusk-to-dawn curfew for cats, but the new ban would have required owners to keep their pets on their own property at all times. Around 800 cat owners protested the proposed ban.
--From newspaper and wire reports