Mama Sass

Time for revolution grrrl style @ The Children's Place

In a controversy with quicker shrinkage than 100 percent cotton, The Children’s Place yanked a sexist, anti-math T-shirt for young girls from its shelves Monday after parents flooded the store’s Facebook page with angry comments.

"My Best Subjects," the offending T-shirt said at the top, with a checklist for shopping, dancing, music and math. Math was the only box not checked, followed by the words, "Well, nobody’s perfect.”

I’ve seen worse crap printed on girls’ bodies. (Remember A&F’s “Who needs a brain when you have these?” T-shirts that spawned a “girlcott” in 2005?) But we expected more from a store known for its affordable, fashion-forward clothes.

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