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Gena Bigler: Denim … the downfall of civility? Manners, like nice dress, going by the wayside

Denim has led to the downfall of civility.   At least it seems that way. Before the era of denim, it was common to dress up for such things as dinner or a plane trip. Today, however, it is entirely too common to see people out in public wearing even pajamas. When did this become acceptable? We have yoga pants and sweatpants, after all. Why on earth wear your pajamas out of the house?   It...