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Guest Post: Charlotte, NC Skirt Day

5 Apr

This week, Skirt Day approaches in many areas in the country (thanks to many tweets sent our way in the last few days with updates on your region),  with many northern parts hoping for the holiday later this week.  However, in warmer climates like the South, skirt day often comes early.  Below you’ll find a guest post from a NSD reader living in Charlotte, NC, who unbelievably got to experience a combination of two of the best holidays of the year: Skirt Day and St. Patty’s Day.  Enjoy, and send your regional skirt day recaps our way at nationalskirtday@gmail.com.

Although the poor city dwellers in the Northeast have to wait until mid-April for their skirt day, such a day can come early in some parts of the country. March 19th marked the unofficial skirt day in Charlotte, NC, keyed by the festivities of St. Patrick’s Day.  With bar events on Thursday night inducing massive consumption and poor choices, it was a challenge to take advantage of the sunny, 80-degree weather that Friday brought. With people attempting to mask their stenches of whiskey and avoiding the beat-up coworker they hooked up with the night before, a Skirt Day declaration seemed premature. Considering the spastic weather, consecutive skirt-worthy days were as likely as Lindsay Lohan actually going to prison; Chris Brown not trying to look like a douche; A Big East team not screwing up another bracket. Simply put, things were not looking good.

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Final Four Cheerleader Matchup of the Day: UConn vs. Kentucky

1 Apr

You never know what you are gonna get when you search for a school’s cheerleaders in Google (unless the school is USC or UCLA). Some schools, like VCU or Butler, yield results along the lines of what’s expected (mediocre girls across the board), while other schools, like Kentucky, seriously underwhelm your expectations. Type Kentucky in Google and find an attractive girl, I dare you. However, once in awhile a school shatters your low expectations (which mine were for UConn) and delivers an abundance of hot girls to choose from. What I expected would be a VCU-esque eight hour marathon of searching was finished in about 30 seconds, when I found this picture of just one of UConn’s many hot girls. Sports Illustrated even ran a 30 picture slideshow last week just focused on the school’s various cheerleaders. While UConn overachieves both here and in the tournament, Kentucky continues to disappoint in the cheerleader department.
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