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  •  What my assistant NCOIC called (3+ / 0-)
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    "Chinese underwear" was a godsend back in the day -- quilted stuff with a satiny outside and a sweatshirt-fleece kind of lining. Also, pantyhose. (Which, as a girl, I enjoyed the living daylights out of watching the shift super NCO handing out to shivering guys to keep them warm. In the days of the dinosaur, pantyhose were polypro.)

    But yes, sometimes the nights got long, cold, and full of odd sounds around the backside of the flightline... you guys, up in the airplanes, had it tougher than we did. We could always hike around in circles to stay awake.

    LBJ, Lady Bird, Anne Richards, Barbara Jordan, Sully Sullenberger, Ike, Drew Brees, Molly Ivins --Texas is no Bush league! -7.50,-5.59

    by BlackSheep1 on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 05:59:59 PM PST

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    •  Actually, that is traditional Chinese Underwear (0+ / 0-)

      And outer wear, for Autumn to Spring.

      The best is pure silk, i.e., silk fabric on both sides and silk fiber filling for the quilting, because it's warm, light and breathes.

      In fact, Mrs koNko is wearing her quilted winter pajamas right now as we prepare for the Spring Festival (Lunar New Year) starting tomorrow night and watch the snow outside.

      恭禧发财 !

      What about my Daughter's future?

      by koNko on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 09:12:50 AM PST

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