Sinful Clothing is EVERYWHERE!

Sinful Clothing is EVERYWHERE! June 21, 2019
Screen cap from a YouTube video

A few weeks ago we took another look at the one, the only Jill Rodrigues that loves Plexus, big hair and lots of makeup. This is from her family blog, and it’s a topic she loves to rant about in her many videos. Modesty. Sinful clothing is everywhere according to Jill.

Old many times visited topic. But I guess that is alright, better than listening to Jill Rodrigues churn out lies about Moody Aviation, a college her son Tim attended, and was forced to drop out of. Jill claimed on her Facebook that Moody refused to let them know what the costs of the school would be through the years. Interestingly enough Moody responded, as well as Tim’s classmates, linking to the easily found page breaking down the costs semester by semester.

So back to Jill Rodrigues dressing, doing her hair and makeup with the same restraint as one might expect from country singer Dolly Parton while tossing rocks at the immodest. To each their own, I guess. I have no problem with her choices, right up until Jill decides to judge everyone else attire against her personal modesty rules.

Here’s what she said:

People that I have looked up to for years, begin to lower their standards. Lady’s blouses slip quite a bit lower, girls put on pants (a male’s gender of clothing) shorts get higher and higher on the leg, lady’s cut their hair short and men grow theirs long. The dress standard among most people has dropped so low, I don’t know how it could drop any lower??……………Unless the entire world turns into a “nudist colony”. In New York City, they are already using “body paint” rather than clothing. To find something good on the TV (although we do not have one) gets harder and harder to find and movies are filled with filth! Double, Triple, Sighhhhh………..

Why is it that those people that openly brag about not having a television are the same group complaining there’s nothing on it that isn’t filth. Are they wanting the imaginary filth of the mind, projecting it onto their imaginary television?

And body paint in NYC? Looks pretty innocuous from here. Nothing at all like the implied free for all of lust Jill imagines.

Jill follows all of this blathering by martyrbating about her life as a good Christian woman not trying to be noticed. Then she lectures her brood on the same subject.

“Look at this picture!” as I flung my hand towards the computer.  It was then that I began my “Mama preaching session”.  (YES – women are to be silent in the church) but not with our children!  This is our GOLDEN opportunity to instill core character and a HATRED for sin in our children!! So, I began……………

“Boys, NEVER cheat on your wife – IT”S SIN – from the pits of hell!! Girls, never lower your dress standard – raise the bar HIGH!! Boys, keep your hair cut short, ( 1Co 11:14 Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him?) and girls keep it long (1Co 11:15 But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.) “

“DON’T do drugs, smoke, drink, swear, view pornography!!  Stay away from gambling, and from ever stealing!!”

Seems a might, dare I say, unhinged, from here. Keep also in mind that Jill is homeschooling her children.


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  • Jennifer

    She’s right about a lot of the things she told her kids, but who the heck cares whether a guy’s hair is long?? It can be handsome; I daresay Native men are famous masculine beauties, partly for the magnificent hair. Everything else she said fit in to each other, cheating and temptation and taking sex lightly, but where does hair length have to do with anything?

  • mordred

    Lady’s blouses slip quite a bit lower, girls put on pants (a male’s
    gender of clothing) shorts get higher and higher on the leg, lady’s cut
    their hair short and men grow theirs long.

    Seems someone finally arrived in the 1960s!

  • johnsoncatman

    Every depiction of Jesus that I have ever seen shows him with shoulder-length hair. I suppose the artists never read the same babble.

  • Freodin

    Wait… the Bible says that nature itself teaches that men should not have long hair?

    Yes, indeed, it really does.

    You would think that nature would find a way to keep men’s hair from growing if that was the case, instead of having to resort to the decidedly unnatural means of cutting it short.

    You just cannot make this stuff up.

  • Saraquill

    Don’t forget his skirts.

  • Saraquill

    Part of me wants to pit her against Lori and see them scream at one another regarding who’s less modest.

  • The Jack of Sandwich

    Who says the pants are exclusively male clothing? Fashions change over time, and clothing styles definitely aren’t the same as they were when the Bible was written. Men no longer where “male” clothing as it would be recognized by Jesus, and even Jill doesn’t wear what would be recognized as female clothing.

  • The Jack of Sandwich

    You can’t expect that much from a designer who made man and then looked down and said. Ooops, that thing looks weird, make sure you trim the skin down there on all your sons…

  • SAO

    I know the CPM has problems with math, but anyone who writes ‘a male’s gender of clothing’ has should not be teaching English, either. Nor should hair be in a sentence that appears to be about immodesty, unless short hair on women or long hair on men provokes lust, according to Jill.

  • nmgirl

    I’m 62 years old and have been hearing the same drivel for 50 of those years.

  • Raging Bee

    That sounds like a rant from the early 1900s. Is this person even writing her own stuff?

  • Aloha

    In China, pants are traditionally worn with a woman’s long tunic, for modesty. There’s also the Indian salwar kameez, with pants and a loose blouse.

    But what nonsense of me, to suggest that non-western traditions have any relevance here. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/5f099d2c6badc8bc3755a21a91590aedd21ec0829b09819ad797ab2e2bce2dcc.jpg https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/74d2819ac43e1d3ec837d5479f060f66cfe8bc0b595b43bc36a703846dd4b120.jpg

  • Nightshade

    I’d pay to watch that.

  • Aloha

    They say the men with long hair look like women, while women with short hair look like men. So …

    It causes homosexuality.

  • Treyarnon

    Possibly the belief that long hair was “unnatural” on a man comes from Roman cultural beliefs. Immoral woman risked having their hair shaved and short hair was cultually mandated for men. But no, just because they believed it was somehow unnatural for a man to have long hair doesn’t make it unnatural in any way.

  • Nightshade

    I’ve often wondered about that. How exactly would nature teach such a thing? If only we had an example among animals, with drastically different hair lengths between male and female. Oh, wait…we do, lions! One sex has a long mane, the other doesn’t, so that should be a great example of nature teaching about gender and hair length, right? What’s that, you say? The male has the long hair? Well, dang. That didn’t work…

  • Delta

    American white evangelicals refuse to acknowledge that the entire world is not the same as America, and that that’s okay.

  • Delta

    Note the double standards. Boys are taught not to cheat; girls are taught to dress like it’s the 1950s.

    That’s not a good way to teach your kids about relationships. Especially if you approach it from the angle of “it’s SIN from the pits of hell!!!”

  • Mel

    Oh, yes. See, she’s really not educated enough to do more than the standard light rehash of every lecture on modesty that she’s ever heard.

    The fun bit about Rodrigues is that she is ambitious in the extreme to move into the royalty of ATI/Gothard followers by marrying her kids off to the right families. The sad and revealing bit is that everyone from the outside realizes how impossible that plan is because her family isn’t the right kind of white people (e.g., Mediterranean descent with dark hair, dark eyes and olive skin instead of the NW Europe descent preferred) for them to overcome the fact that they are still as poor as dirt.

  • The Jack of Sandwich

    American white evangelicals refuse to acknowledge that nowhere in the world is the same as America 100 years ago… Pants are perfectly acceptable clothing for women in America.

  • William

    Look at her, wantonly exposing her forearms and elbows! Tsk tsk.

  • My husband’s hair is fairly long and to me, it makes him absolutely gorgeous. I literally have no idea what this woman is on about.

  • Aloha

    In most species of birds, males are the flamboyant ones with extra tufts of hair and bright colors.

    With practically every other species, distinguishing male from female is a chore that might require a veterinarian’s assistance. The 2 genders are utterly identical except for genitalia.

  • Suzanne Harper Titkemeyer

    She’s as amusing as she is delusional.

  • SAO

    It’s worth noting that one of Obama’s reforms, which I doubt De Vos has bothered to undo, was to require colleges to clearly state their fees in a place that is very easy to find on their website. Further, the costs are on CollegeScorecard. In short, it’s REALLY easy to find the cost of college. In fact, it took me 3 clicks from Googling “Moody Aviation College costs” to get to the fees. The headline fee is per credit hour, and my guess is the average course is 3 credit hours and since credit hours is a standard metric for getting to graduation or whether a student is full-time (eligible, perhaps for aid) or not, it’s usually pretty clearly stated in catalogs or course enrollment forms.

    In short, to not know the cost, Jill or Timmy had to have ignored any unfamiliar terms and just assumed a phrase like “per credit hour” meant something like “per class” or “per semester”. Further, most colleges bill before the student starts classes, so they would have had a bill making the costs clear.

  • SAO

    I don’t know if it takes education to rant about modesty. And is Larry Solomon, someone who takes the time to dredge up some bible phrases to twist into supporting his vile notions, better? more educated?

  • Nightshade

    Indeed. If we’re going by nature, then men should have long hair, and wear bright colors and accessories to appear as beautiful as possible to attract a mate. Someone tell the fundies, I’m ready to watch some heads explode.

  • Michael Neville

    I’m 71 years old. I can remember in the 1960s the geezers and geezer wannabes whining about long hair on men.

  • Aloha

    I imagine he started with a scholarship, and some first year bonuses. So maybe this family expected those to last the whole 4 years, which they rarely do.

    Besides that, if the kid is studying aviation, he’s going to have to get up in the air to complete hours of flight. That is surely expensive … but also not un-expectable.

    I just feel sorry for the kid, who surely had a dream to be a pilot, yet had to give it up due to his parents’ indigence.

  • Michael Neville

    King Charles II of England. Note that he’s not wearing a wig.

    https://www.oxforddnb.com/doc/searchableMedia/odnb-9780198614128-e-1007624-graphic-1-full.jpg

  • Lambchopsuey

    Online some years ago, there was this raging fundagelical woman who insisted that, if women did not wear head coverings while attending church, they should be held down and their heads forcibly shaved. Shaved bald. How very Third Reich…

    1 Cor. 11: 5-6 And every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head, for it is just as if her head were shaved. For if the woman be not covered, let her also be shorn: but if it be a shame for a woman to be shorn or shaven, let her be covered.

    Christian Sharia!

  • Lambchopsuey
  • Margaret Catlady

    I’m 63 and I can remember whining in high school that the long hair on one of the boys was prettier than mine! Does that make me a geezer wannabe or just jealous?

  • katiehippie

    The computer is much more a source of filth than the TV.

  • Lambchopsuey

    When wearing a sari, the woman’s midriff is typically visible – even with every old women: https://thumbs.dreamstime.com/z/india-goa-january-indian-elderly-woman-grandmother-pink-blue-saris-140738816.jpg
    Who’s going to call her “immodest”??

  • taylor_serenil

    Both me and my favorite ex-boss would probably horrify Jill. Not only do we both prefer jeans to skirts, our builds (and the increased durability) mean we both usually buy them in the “dudes’ department”. (She used to work oilfield, as in electrical/mechanical and even bar bouncer.)

    Not sure whether she’d be more disapproving of my being qu33r or my ex-boss’ husband being “those are perfectly appropriate for general public consumption”. I’m assuming we both get extra horror points for four-letter word use, especially me.

  • Lark62

    Just saw a show on Charles II. Secret lives of the monarchs.

    Bottom line “He was into se-nanny-x. In fact, lots and lots of se-nanny-x. But he wasn’t cruel or bloody and the people liked him.”

  • Martin Penwald

    Do you like gladiators movies ?

  • Lark62

    I’m just a couple years shy of your total, and have finally decided I can be whatever I d-nanny-amn well want to be.

    I hereby bestow on you the same privilege.

  • Martin Penwald

    I put a condom over my mouse when i launch Firefox.

  • bobbiperryman

    “a male’s gender of clothing”
    Um…what….?

  • The Jack of Sandwich

    I recently was given a long night shirt. Would Jill be horrified at a man sleeping in a nightgown?

    I think I prefer pyjamas, not because they’re more manly but because I haven’t figure out how to keep the thing from hiking up to my waist at night. At least I don’t sleep commando underneath

  • paganheart

    Just turned 50 here…and I remember the youth group leader at my Southern Baptist Church in the early 1980s harassing the boys in our group about their hair length. He told them that their hair should never reach even collar-length because “Jesus doesn’t want you to be a hippie!” When one of the boys pointed out that all of the pictures of Jesus around our church showed him with long, flowing hair, the youth group leader glared, turned very red, and changed the subject.

  • I have issues with “gendered clothing”. A button-down shirt: men wear them, women wear them. Is one gender no longer supposed to wear them? A blazer, a vest, a belt, a pair of socks, a pair of sneakers, a pair of gloves. All are items worn by all genders. Do we have to divvy these things up?

  • Nea

    Doesn’t the Bible have a whole bit about how BAD it was when some guy named Sam got a haircut?

  • Nea

    Pants are a fashion, not a gender. I mean, women’s pants have been a thing since the 40s.

  • Nea

    They’d probably bond over wanting to spank women on the beach.

  • Nea

    I like the rennfaire ideal. Beard and long hair? Mmmmmm, manly!

  • Mel

    Larry Solomon is markedly worse, IMHO, but the original question was “Is she using her own words or is she plagiarizing work on the importance of morality from from the early 1900’s?”. And no, I doubt she’s using someone else’s words from the early 1900’s because I doubt she’s read those words. Mainly because she’s claiming her authority based on faith, living the CP/QF life openly and enthusiasm (like the Duggars) rather than as a theological groundbreaker (like the Botkins). Really, both approaches have problems and benefits – but both produce some really crappy writings as well.

    As CP/QF enforcers go, the Rodrigues are (relatively) harmless because they don’t fit the mold of either upper-middle class WASPs (like the Botkins, Maxwells, and Lori as examples) OR the aspirational class of working class whites like the Duggars or Bates.

  • AFo

    How other people dress or style their hair is none of her business. If girls wearing pants and shorts make her uncomfortable, that’s her problem; it’s not our job to dress around her easily offended sensibilities.

  • AFo

    Show them a peacock with his feathers all open doing his mating dance, and tell them they have to imitate it to get a wife.

  • SAO

    The Moody Aviation College, which is part of Moody Bible College says that after graduation, a flight major will qualify for a restricted pilot license, which requires at least a thousand hours. All the training is done in Cessnas, which are small planes. Thus, a graduate can fly or be a mechanic for a missionary or private airplane, but not (as far as I can tell) anything big enough to be flown by most airlines. The website’s words assume that the grads will be flying planes as missionaries. I think grads get a BA in “Missionary Aviation. ”

    It’s 10 terms and 197 credits. If the credits are credit hours (which I assume they are, it would be typical), they cost $420 each meaning completing the program costs $82,740 total, assuming no inflation. Note, all this can be found with no more than 5 minutes of Googling. The price seems pretty competitive to other aviation colleges, because getting all the flight hours is expensive. However, to be an aviation technician, you can get a certificate in a year from Spokane Community College (the same city as Moody Aviation College) for $10,000. Moody is not in listings of flight schools.

    Moody does require students to take Algebra, Geometry and Physics at the intro level. That’s probably taught at a level that someone who finished middle school math and science could handle. I wonder if the homeschooled Rodriquez kids could.

  • French Pandora

    What she said can be very funny. Since pants are men clothing and her idol, Jesus, never wore them, does it mean he was a woman or at least not manly ?

  • French Pandora

    And her hair, taunting men to sin !

  • Michael Neville

    He’s definitely got the legs for a short skirt.

  • Chris Hogue

    How can a religious person avoid gambling? Having faith is literally gambling per the definition; take risky action in the hope of a desired result.

  • Michael Neville

    Once a week Charles II would walk around London with a secretary to take notes. Anyone could come up to him and ask questions, harangue him (not for too long), ask a favor, or just generally talk to him. His brother and heir James warned Charles that any assassin could get at him during those walks. Charles replied: “Jamie, nobody is going to kill me so you can become king.”

    Charles died in his bed of natural causes. James reigned for just over three years before he was deposed during the Glorious Revolution of 1688.

  • frostysnowman

    We’d all have a lot more disposable income if the whole world became a nudist colony. Just saying.

  • frostysnowman

    And there’s also Samson, who was told by God never to cut his hair.

  • frostysnowman

    Cage! Match!

  • SAO

    It probably was a wig. One way they dealt with lice was to wear wigs and shave their heads.

  • Jennny

    Doncha know that straight after creating Adam, god created scissors and a shaving kit for him

  • Jennny

    I don’t ‘wonder’ if Timmy was up to standard academically, with Jill homeschooling him, I’m pretty sure he wasn’t. As soon as she blogged that he’d been accepted for pilot training, i wondered how that could be. As you say, qualifications in Maths, Alegbra, Geometry, Engineering etc are needed to a level his mom could never have taught him, heck the whole family was living in an RV till relatively recently. I predict we’ll be reading a post soon where Jill twists herself in knots and lies some more when he doesn’t make the grade in his new college and tells us god wonderfully changed his mind about Timmy’s pilot ambitions.

  • MuttsRule

    Yeah. I noticed:

    Lady’s blouses
    a male’s gender of clothing
    lady’s cut their hair short

    . . . not to mention all the weird quotation marks (“nudist colony”, “body paint”), reminiscent of a Trump tweet.

    And probably her English skills are stronger than her math skills. I’m beginning to see why her kid flamed out at college.

  • Allison the Great

    It really amazes me that these people don’t seem to understand that times change, along with clothing styles and cultural practices. No, women don’t wear long flowing dresses anymore, yes men have long hair. They seem to forget that the founding fathers were sporting ponytails in their wigs or natural hair if they had it. Times change, and evangelicals like Jill and Larry Soloman (who stupidly thinks society should be as barbaric as it was thousands of years ago) don’t seem to be able to grasp that concept.

  • Allison the Great

    I love that look. It makes them look like some badass warrior.

  • Allison the Great

    I don’t think he’s educated. One does not have to be well-educated in order to pick out the bible verses that give them permission to act like an ass. That’s a fairly easy thing to do.

  • Allison the Great

    I can’t imagine how awful that could have been. For the kids, to not have any space to themselves, to have to hear their parents … ew.

  • Friend

    I guess men don’t know this, but all mattresses have strong magnets down by the foot, and all nightgowns have about 10 pounds of steel sewn into the hem.

  • persephone

    If Jill would feed her kids her portion of their meals, she wouldn’t need Plexus and the kids might not starve to death.

  • persephone

    He was such a relief after the Cromwell and the no fun allowed Puritans. He didn’t have purity police running around spying on everyone. People were able to relax about religion, and focus on things that were important. He reopened the theaters and allowed women to appear on stage. He was the original Good Time Charlie and the people were happy with it.

  • persephone

    Pants for women have been a common article of clothing for millennia. They’re especially common among nomadic groups (such as shepherds, like, you know, Abraham) and groups living cold/mountainous/desert areas. The salvar kamees, the traditional clothing of Sikh women, is found all over that part of Asia, being worn in both male and female versions–there are several variations on the name, but they all sound similar. The men may wear a long vest, while the women wear a shawl. It looks really comfortable.
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/989f3c5601c463bb3dd155575d7cd2966d0e2cbfc964927c5614c0c9b0dd3b5d.jpg

  • persephone

    Sure it does. Totally believe that excuse.

    Is that the excuse Falwell Jr. used?

  • persephone

    That’s why I never like nightgowns. If you’re living where it gets cold, and your parents are big on keeping the heater turned down, having warm, full-length pajamas are wonderful.

  • persephone

    They’re locked into a view of the world, dating back to the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, so their worldview is only about 200 years old. Even then, though, the idea of the nuclear family with the SAHM popping out kids in the double digits didn’t happen. Poor families were known to make use of a laudanum sleep aid that was easily overdosed in children. Upper middle class families that could afford an SAHM routinely avoided regular s3x, as it was considered cruel to the sensitivities of an upper class woman. S3x was for prostitutes. Husbands often ended up diseased, and they were then supposed to avoid all physical contact with their wives.

  • persephone

    Seriously, I have to assume that the women not lusting after Jason Momoa are a tiny minority. The actor who played Ichabod Crane in Sleepy Hollow looked ten times more handsome as Crane, with longer hair and beard, than his usual short hair and no facial hair.

  • persephone

    It’s a great idea, but then I think about sitting where someone else’s a$$ has been, and I just can’t.

  • Iain Lovejoy

    “Jill Rodrigues that loves Plexus, big hair and lots of makeup”
    1 Timothy 2:9 (the “modesty” verse the halfwit is actually relying on):
    “women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire”
    Read the book before quoting it, FFS.

  • Friend

    Modesty and vanity are not just about how somebody looks when they go out (or make a video). Those concepts are also about the time and money that go into creating an image. One traditional aspect of modesty is refraining from all of that, or showing some restraint.

    It seems to me that Jill Rodrigues invests a great deal of money and time in her hair, nails, makeup, wardrobe, and weight control. And that is fine. Just don’t brag about it and call it modest. A woman in thrift-shop yoga pants and no makeup is far more modest.

  • Friend

    Question: Is Jill wearing pants in this photo, or is that a remarkably tight skirt with unusual fade marks?

    http://rodriguesfamilyministries.com/main/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/IMG_0491.jpg

    Answering my own question (personally I would feel uncomfortable in that, but fine):

    http://rodriguesfamilyministries.com/main/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/IMG_0496.jpg

  • Ruthitchka

    Bahahahahaha!

  • Ruthitchka

    You said exactly what I was thinking, but I couldn’t remember the name of the Indian ladies’ “pantsuit”. Inuit ladies certainly wore “slacks” just as the men did, since it was FA-REEZING where they lived.

    The mind boggles. I met a couple of Nigerian ladies on the train who said their fathers in Nigeria never let them wear pants for the same reasons that are listed in the quote in this article, because they are “exclusively men’s clothing”. It really does just depend on the culture!

  • Ruthitchka

    Whoever does, she’ll punch ’em in the nose!

  • Ruthitchka

    I *think* trigonometry used to be required as well, back before GPS, to help pilots navigate. (I read something like that in a book by Beryl Markham, a British female aviator).

  • Suzanne Harper Titkemeyer

    And that, my dear, is why I just made removable washable slip covers for my padded patio furnishings. We do the hot tub thing naked, sometimes we have friends over, and I don’t want anyone’s cacklely bunnerage sitting on my furniture with no way to wash it. I guess that makes me all ‘sluttish’ in Jill’s saucer eyes.

  • Martin Penwald

    If she can’t support that men have long hairs, does it mean she would cheer for Dalilah in the Samson story?

  • Saraquill

    I’m more physically attracted to women than men, but long hair on a guy will give me a bit of sensation.

  • Saraquill

    I’d have to weight the costs of clothing vs. sunscreen and bug spray.

  • B.A.

    I’d bring the popcorn and beer.

  • smrnda

    girls put on pants (a male’s gender of clothing) shorts get higher and higher on the leg, lady’s cut their hair short and men grow theirs long.

    Men had long hair in the 1960s, and then came short shorts and miniskirts. Women wearing pants was even earlier though it wasn’t as ubiquitous as it was later. I’m not sure how old she is, but I think that all of these fashion trends likely predate her birth. Low cut blouses? Women in some time periods wore corsets, and though some were more concealing or flattening some where definitely more enhancing and that was the point.

  • smrnda

    Some things like socks are even often just sold with different labels for men or women’s sizes but are the same package.

  • Jennny

    To repeat, He looks healthier for his year away from the starvation rations he lived on at home, so only hope that whatever his future holds, he can remain independent and not return to live with his deranged parents.

  • Littleblueheathen

    That “male’s gender of clothing’ thing is frying my brain. I’ve been trying to make grammatical sense of it for a couple of days now, and it just won’t compute. She could have said ‘ an article of clothing that should only be worn by the male gender’ if she absolutely had to use the word ‘ gender’, or she could have left it out and just said ‘ a male article of clothing’, or any number of other things. It’s way too early on a Saturday morning for this, yet here we are.
    I’m going to go call my friend and ask her if she wants to go to Dr. John’s second line this afternoon if it isn’t raining. I think that would be a more constructive use of my time.

  • Friend

    Oh, Suzanne, you are in rare form!

  • Suzanne Harper Titkemeyer

    Okay, now I am JEALOUS!!! Go, go to that second line since I cannot. Dr. John was one of my favorite people down home. Wave a white hanky in the air for me.

  • LaMaria

    Tiny minority representing: I´m all for long hair on (some) men but I find Momoa creepy.

  • LaMaria

    For a while it was illegal for men to wear pants in Rome.

  • Delta

    Nobody needs Plexus. It’s an overpriced laxative marketed as a “detox” for people with low scientific literacy whose livers and kidneys are functioning just fine, as far as I can tell.

  • Littleblueheathen

    Got one out and ready!

  • Suzanne Harper Titkemeyer

    Scary that it has one of the same metabolites as meth

  • Delta

    Wait, it does? Yikes.

  • persephone

    That’s super dangerous.

  • B.E. Miller

    I feel sorry for her kids, what with her ‘grammer’. What kind of edumacation are they getting, and how will they be able to cope in the workforce?

  • B.E. Miller

    Because only those horse-ridding barbarians wore pants…. while Roman men were ‘civilized’.

  • B.E. Miller

    Another way for him to try to become a pilot, would be to enter the Air Force, but I’m not sure he’d qualify with his educational background. Maybe if he had a sponser, who could bring him up to the level needed for the entrance exam.

    Note: I’ve just checked the USAF’s “meet the requirements” page…. they will pay for a college degree, if they have an agreement to serve from the hopeful college attendee.

    I just keep thinking, at least that way he’d get a better diet, he could get a better education, and cultural exposure out of his parents’ bubble. But not sure he would be able to meet their requirements, or pass their health test.

  • B.E. Miller

    OMG! I thought it was just some weight-loss/ weight management thing like Slimfast. I had no idea it had laxative properties. Eek!

  • B.E. Miller

    And the bit about “lady’s blouses” and “lady’s cut their hair short” (it hurt to type that.)

    I’m picturing Professor Snape with a red-inked quill, correcting her grammar. And hearing Weird Al’s “Word Crimes” song….

  • Lisa Cybergirl

    I’m not sure I’d want to fly a plane piloted by someone with a degree in Missionary Aviation.

  • Trellia

    They are, and are really pretty as well. (Most of my favorite clothing is from India.)

  • SAO

    To qualify as a pilot, you need a college degree,preferably in the sciences, like Aeronautical Engineering. I doubt they pay for college for pilot wannabes. Except in the Air Force academy or for ROTC types who have agreed to serve for years in whatever capacity is assigned to them.

    My guess would be Timmy does not have the equivalent of a HS diploma. So, to be an air Force pilot, he’d probably need remedial work, then 4 years of college.

  • SAO

    At least they’d know the right prayers to say as the plane goes down.

  • Rann

    …..and let’s ignore the kilt,…..

  • The Jack of Sandwich

    Even buttoned shirts are gendered! It is sinful for a woman to wear a shirt with buttons on the wrong side!

  • The Jack of Sandwich

    I’m not going to land unless everyone converts to Jesus!

  • My bad ha ha!

  • Delta

    Honestly, “detox” products in general scare me a lot. Some are just placebos, but some could seriously hurt a person (such as MMS).

  • Astrin Ymris

    Wasn’t the prophet Samuel supposed to have never shaved or cut his hair?

  • Zeldacat

    Sexing snakes involves literally putting a probe up their cloaca. I don’t know if a vet would be required but certainly somebody who knows snakes well is.

  • Delilah Hart

    She’s homeschooling her children. God help us!

  • 24CaratHooligan

    My ex was basically a young Gandalf. He had f*kn ringlets down to his waist, he could sit on his hair if he pulled it straight, and a beard that reached to his tummy. And he was 6’4″… The current Mr. Hooligan has a crew cut. A man is still a man whatever his hair looks like.

  • 24CaratHooligan

    I’m pretty sure Celtic women wore brigga as well as the men, but then the Celts were often quite advanced in their attitudes to women…

  • 24CaratHooligan

    I LOVE a salwar kameez, I got one for a formal evening once, it was so much more comfortable than a strappy dress

  • 24CaratHooligan

    Doesn’t everyone? Did I say that out loud? My reasons might be different…

  • B.E. Miller

    Thanks for the answer.

    And I’m feeling very sad for Timmy Rodrigues….

  • B.E. Miller

    That sounds like the lead in for a musical number….

  • Suzanne Harper Titkemeyer

    At least he’s able to gain weight when away at college. Run far far away Timmy

  • B.E. Miller

    The darn thing is, does he have somewhere to run to?

    He’s just (probably) flunked out of a college associated with a Bible college because his homeschool education was sub-par. He could write letters to different accredited colleges, and see if one would let him in on either a partial scholarship or full. (Not sure he’s lucky enough for a full scholarship.)

    Now I’ve heard that some of the Ivy League colleges have wealthy donors who will supply a scholarship to someone whose story really ‘catches’ them. Reason why I was thinking he should write letters.

    That’s another reason why I was thinking something like the college ROTC. Where he’d get a college education, in return for serving in the military.

    There are community colleges that teach trades. It would be a lower loan cost, and a good chance of being able to pay it off.

    It’s just that he needs somewhere to go, because otherwise he’ll be homeless on the street. Unless he can find a city that has a good homeless youth program.