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Old 05-17-2005, 08:35 AM
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Name an article of clothing that starts with "I".

A brain teaser of sorts that I'm working on asks this question, and I simply can't come up with anything. It has to be an article of clothing, not a style (intimates).

I would appreciate any assistance.
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Old 05-17-2005, 08:40 AM
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Izods (okay, sort of a cheat, but I know they're referred to as that)
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Old 05-17-2005, 08:49 AM
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Inverness cape.

(Checked this book -- really? You don't have one on your desk? -- and that was the only "I" entry in 8 three-column pages on clothing.)
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Old 05-17-2005, 08:57 AM
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I suspect in-soles and in-socks won't count. Good question, i've searched a couple of fashion glossaries and the I's are definitely lacking.
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Old 05-17-2005, 09:00 AM
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Incontinence pants?
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Old 05-17-2005, 09:21 AM
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Ice skates?
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Old 05-17-2005, 09:35 AM
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Invisible Panties

Imaginary Trousers











OK, I made that second one up
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Old 05-17-2005, 09:41 AM
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Originally Posted by twickster
Inverness cape.

(Checked this book -- really? You don't have one on your desk? -- and that was the only "I" entry in 8 three-column pages on clothing.)
Thanks twickster, that qualifies, and I'm impressed with your book collection.
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Old 05-17-2005, 09:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Mangetout
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Imaginary Trousers





OK, I made that second one up
Thanks for not including a pic!
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Old 05-17-2005, 10:08 AM
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Thanks twickster, that qualifies, and I'm impressed with your book collection.
You're welcome! Word Menu is a great resource for anyone who works with words. (It's one of the few books I kept at work after being moved to a cubicle [boo hoo] -- I still haven't sorted out the two cases' worth I moved home.
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Old 05-17-2005, 10:23 AM
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Iguana-skin shoes.
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Old 05-17-2005, 10:30 AM
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eyeglasses

OK, OK, ihram
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Old 05-17-2005, 10:36 AM
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invisible sandals

Sandals made by nylon thread. Origin: designed by Ferragamo which won the "Neiman Marcus Award" in 1947.
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Old 05-17-2005, 10:36 AM
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and innerwear (you can look them up)
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Old 05-17-2005, 10:42 AM
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All I've got is an ivy cap.
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Old 05-17-2005, 10:43 AM
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anything you wear inside-out
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Old 05-17-2005, 10:49 AM
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Originally Posted by twickster
Inverness cape.

(Checked this book -- really? You don't have one on your desk? -- and that was the only "I" entry in 8 three-column pages on clothing.)
Word Menu?

Why am I reminded of a Scene in Monty Python's "Meaning of Life" ? Horribly Paraphrased here:

SPOILER:

"Here are your conversation menus."
"Conversation Menus?"
"Yes, these are some suggested topics you might wish to converse with your partner"
"Very well, Two for Phillosphy then.."
"Ok, two for Phillosphy, right away!"
"Well how do we get started?"
"Ask questions, Like why are we here?"
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Old 05-17-2005, 10:51 AM
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insole, or innersole? I see now that innerwear doesn't work
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Old 05-17-2005, 11:06 AM
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Irish linen shirt
Iron-on patches
Iridescent fabrics
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Old 05-17-2005, 11:14 AM
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insignia
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Old 05-17-2005, 11:19 AM
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Italian shoes
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Old 05-17-2005, 11:52 AM
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OK, OK, ihram
In case anyone missed it RM Mentock got a perfect answer a few posts back.
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Old 05-17-2005, 11:56 AM
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Thanks! I've been stuck since on a foot fetish:

Irrigation boots

BTW, isn't an iPod an article of clothing now?
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Old 05-17-2005, 12:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Bippy the Beardless
In case anyone missed it RM Mentock got a perfect answer a few posts back.

I always thought that ihram was a ritual that required specific clothing, but was not aware that it actually referred to the dress itself.

Thanks RM!
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Old 05-17-2005, 01:03 PM
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In-line skates

ID bracelet

Iron Mask (y'know like the Man)
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Old 05-17-2005, 01:35 PM
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Originally Posted by RancidYakButterTeaParty
I always thought that ihram was a ritual that required specific clothing, but was not aware that it actually referred to the dress itself.

Thanks RM!
My Webster's New World states

ih-ram 1. a costume worn by Muslim pilgrims to Mecca, consisting of one piece of white cotton arround the waiste and hips and another over the shoulder 2. the restrictions and rules that must be observed by a pilgrim so dressed.
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Old 05-17-2005, 09:31 PM
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Izar: a long cotton outer garment, usually white, traditionally worn by Moslem women.
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Old 05-18-2005, 02:04 PM
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Originally Posted by RancidYakButterTeaParty
Thanks for not including a pic!
I thought he did...
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Old 05-18-2005, 03:09 PM
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What about the ionar? Irish Medieval jacket/vest.

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Ionar
A small jacket, usually worn more loose than a doublet, the Ionar is a traditional Irish garment. The version shown in most woodcuts shows the ionar coming down to the ribs with a “peplum” around the bottom.
More info about ionar.
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