What are pockets for?

Today’s Zippy, on pockets:

Yes, yes, where would you put your notebook if you didn’t have pockets? They’re crucial for me, as you can see in this academic collage of mine:

(Apologies to Edward Gorey.)

3 Responses to “What are pockets for?”

  1. Emma Bartholomew Says:

    Women’s clothing has very few pockets if any at all. This is why we have to carry purses.

    • arnold zwicky Says:

      Zippy was, of course, talking about men’s clothing specifically.

      But yes, women are resigned to carrying purses, but there’s plenty of pocket envy out there.

      It’s even hard to get clothing for little girls that has pockets. You can find a few pocketed skirts, or sew pockets on yourself.

  2. The Ridger Says:

    George Carlin pointed out that baseball is so civilized the uniforms even have pockets.

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