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  1. Frumious B.
    Frumious B. June 21, 2006 at 10:46 am |

    This came up back when whichever group it was sued to let men be Hooter’s waitors. Hooter’s came back with our marketing theme is female sexulaity, so we are not practicing sex discrimination.

    Fine. Let their marketing theme be female sexuality and let the waitress be the product. Now zone them out of the malls and over next to the other fine purveyors of female sexuality, aka titty bars. The difference is one of degree, not of nature.

  2. Kat
    Kat June 21, 2006 at 11:42 am |

    The things that really weirds me out about Hooter’s is that they hire minors (female of course). I know a couple neighbor girls here in Virginia that are 15 and work there. One started when she was 14. Which I suppose met child labor law requirements here. Granted, the youngun’s aren’t utilized as waitresses, they are relegated to hostess duty (with slightly less skimpy outfits–short sleeves vs. tank tops). Still, as the front line employees they tell me they get a lot of gawking from customers coming in to partake of the “theme”. Just doesn’t seem right to me. So I guess I’ll pass on the substandard wings, but I’m sure I’m hardly their target market anyhow.

  3. Linnaeus
    Linnaeus June 21, 2006 at 3:23 pm |

    What weirds me out, in addition to that, is the way Hooters tries to market itself as a “family” place.

  4. That Girl
    That Girl June 22, 2006 at 7:01 am |

    I thought everyone justs goes there for the wings!

    :::eye roll:::

  5. Sophist
    Sophist June 22, 2006 at 10:24 pm |

    I thought everyone justs goes there for the wings!

    I just read Hooters for the articles.

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