I See Seersucker; I see Seer/Suckers

Seersucker Thursday

Seersucker Thursday

Finally, the US government does something I like: they celebrate the immortal holiday known around the world (or at least around the Capitol) as Seersucker Thursday. Guess what they do on Seersucker Thursday? Sure, wear seersucker suits, but they also…um.


Play seersucker games?


Seersucker sidesaddle?

Seersucker sidesaddle?

Eat special seersucker foods?


Seersucker candy
Seersucker candy

It is indeed difficult to go wrong with seersucker, perhaps the greatest of America’s innumerable contributions to fabric; however, as the woman on the far right demonstrates, it is indeed possible.

Senators better dressed than in togas

although togas would work in the heat of summer

Diagonals? Really??? Diagonals? Somebody didn’t go to boarding school!

2 Responses to “I See Seersucker; I see Seer/Suckers”

  1. Jo July 3, 2011 at 4:31 pm #

    Sorry, but Americans didn’t invent seersucker. Take a look at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seersucker.

  2. raincoaster July 6, 2011 at 11:52 pm #

    Doesn’t mean it isn’t the most American fabric ever. Look at denim!