Posted by Gary on October 23, 2002
In Reply to: Going commando (Bob's fault) posted by TheFallen on October 22, 2002
: You may blame Bob entirely for my asking this one.
: Even in the UK we've realised that going commando means going out wearing no underwear, but why? I seriously doubt that I am meant to believe that elite US military forces have entirely rejected skivvies for some arcane tactical reason - so, the reason for this phrase is... ?
Could be they watched too many Carry On films and took up the idea from the kilted 'devils in skirts'? Actually, I hadn't heard 'going commando' before. Maybe I live too sheltered a life, or maybe it's just too damned bracing here in the frozen North.