Diner jammies cause a respect ruckus
Dear Amy: Last Saturday morning, my husband and I went to our favorite diner for breakfast.
A group of nine young ladies, ages 10 to 14, sat with two moms at a nearby table, celebrating a birthday.
Eventually we noticed what they were wearing. As they headed toward the bathroom in small groups, we noticed that they wore pajama bottoms and T-shirts.
One of the tallest girls (probably 5-foot-4) had on slippers and a bathrobe loosely hung over her night clothes.
The group was leaving together at the same time we were, and so I asked, "A pajama party?"
One mom proudly informed me, "They are Girl Scouts and we stole them from their beds!"
Amy! Since when is it appropriate to go to a restaurant in one's pajamas?
I see many young people wearing plaid flannel bottoms in any and every public setting, which I regard as poor taste.
I give allowances for parents toting children under the age of five.
But a group of teenage girls in night attire in a public restaurant? I think the Girl Scouts organization tries to teach young ladies some etiquette, if I remember rightly.