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In Miss America, a piece she devised with her Split Britches colleague Peggy Shaw in 2008, about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, she intones, "You never told me.
It was because the choreography was not what you put on the stage at a dance competition and that's where they got a little too big for their britches and they didn't remember 'You know what?
Wet Britches and Muddy Boots blends social, geographic and technological history into a people-based narrative that evokes the sights, sounds and smells of what it was really like to bounce in a stagecoach across the dusty plains, sail across the Mississippi in a packet boat, rock back and forth in a wooden day coach choked with dirty dust and cinders aboard an express train, or settle into the hold of a seagoing vessel as an immigrant in search of the New World.
But, above all, it's the daring, endearing, smart and frequently groundbreaking performance work that Shaw and Weaver continue to produce, mainly under the company label Split Britches, that has influenced a generation of writers and performers.
He said: "Maybe if you start feeling a little too big for your britches, hop on the internet and take a look at some message boards for five seconds.
CARTHEW, Mark & Mike Spoor Witches' Britches, Itches & Twitches
I've seen many a poor bairn going to school, with patches sown on their britches.
They're a curse and damnation, the size of colinary dishes, They transcend the kneecaps to the bottom of his britches.
You will be getting too big for your britches,' said Faulds spitefully.
It's a handsomely-crafted period piece with heaving bosoms and straining britches aplenty.
Man of the moment Fassbender largely keeps his britches on, as a counterpoint to his no-holds-barred portrayal of a sex addict in Shame, while Mortensen oozes pomposity beneath a halo of cigar smoke.
Kids will have a blast flipping ants into Sponge-Bob's oversized britches in this edition of Hasbro's popular game: Ants in the SquarePants ($9.
Stipendiary steward Paul Barton said: "The jockey and travelling head girl took the cheekpieces off and the jockey got back on and stuffed the cheekpieces down his britches.
It is set in a past and romanticised world of a Swedish farmstead, with fences of lashed boughs, mother with her hair in a bun, dad at the head of the table, girls in pinafores and boys in long britches.