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April 24, 2006

May be shorter than they appear

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Korean miniskirt sales are on the rise. So are the miniskirts. Socio-economic theories for their popularity are less satisfying than this optical illusion explanation (via James D. Hudnall).

"When I wear a super-miniskirt, mesh stockings and 7-cm heels, it creates an optical illusion to make me look more than 10 cm taller than I really am."

Posted by Ghost of a flea at April 24, 2006 10:44 AM

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