In The Clearing Stands A Boxer


For the trad who can’t get enough rep stripe in his life, there are these striped boxer shorts from Sleepy Jones.

The company also makes a nice navy gingham:


And fun stripes:


And yet more rep stripes, though for your feet:


I feel compelled, once again, to explain the headline to the younger members of our audience. (I won’t, however, be explaining our previous post.)

And yes, that’s a mild Shakespearean pun on “stand.” — CC

7 Comments on "In The Clearing Stands A Boxer"

  1. Steve Hunter | November 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm |

    In other words, I take great pride in wasting my money intelligently.

  2. Straight Arrow | November 3, 2013 at 12:52 am |


    Apparently, your previous post/headline didn’t work, because there seems to be a divide between readers who assumed that it was a joke and others who took it seriously. It would be too easy to accuse one group of a lack of intelligence, since the comments themselves indicate otherwise.

  3. What a pleasure to find a musical link that wasn’t jazz.
    Much appreciated.

  4. When I was in high school (a decade or so ago), I absolutely would have been able to get the post title. But I feel for the kiddos today, because my GOD is it hard to find a good Oldies station now.

  5. One of my most memorable experiences was watching S&G live during the Old Friends tour in Paris surrounded by 50,000 French people all singing along to this song.

  6. Southern Loafer | November 3, 2013 at 8:49 pm |

    Very clever – made me smile.

  7. Richard Meyer | November 4, 2013 at 8:37 am |

    And a fighter by his trade

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