Shorts are a bifurcated garment worn by both men and women over their pelvic area, circling the waist, and covering the upper part of the legs, sometimes extending down to or even below the knee, but not covering the entire length of the leg. They are called "shorts" because they are a shortened version of trousers, which cover the entire leg. Shorts are typically worn in warm weather or in an environment where comfort and airflow are more important than the protection of the legs.
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... Baggies Loose-fitting shorts which reach the knees ... These were the standard shorts worn by English football teams before World War II ... because their team used to wear particularly baggy shorts ...
... Harold Lloyd - Originally called "Lonesome Luke", a series of comedy shorts from 1915 through 1921, later moving into feature films until 1923 Charley Chase - Comedy ... All-Star" series, a series of comedy shorts produced from 1928 through 1935, moving into feature films until 1940 Our Gang - 168 comedy shorts and one feature film produced between 1922 and 1938 ZaSu Pitts and ...
... Sweat Punch (スウェットパンチ, Suuettopanchi?) is a series of five Studio 4°C shorts collected in January 2007 as a direct-to-DVD package film titled Deep Imagination ... The first four shorts had previously featured on the 4-volume "DVD magazine" series, Grasshoppa! (グラスホッパー！, Gurasuhoppa!?), with one Sweat Punch episode per Grasshoppa! DVD ... and release in 2007's Deep Imagination, a fifth short was added to the Sweat Punch series ...
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Famous quotes containing the word shorts:
“I dont want to smoke cigars or go to stag parties, wear jockey shorts or pick up the check.”
—Shelley Winters (b. 1922)
“The world is never the same as it was.... And thats as it should be. Every generation has the obligation to make the preceding generation irrelevant. It happens in little ways: no longer knowing the names of bands or even recognizing their sounds of music; no longer implicitly understanding lifes rules: wearing plaid Bermuda shorts to the grocery and not giving it another thought.”
—Jim Shahin (20th century)