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'Climax' shirt too sexy for school

CLIMAX, Minnesota (AP) -- Showing town spirit in Climax is cause for punishment in this Minnesota town.

Shirley Moberg, superintendent of Climax-Shelly schools, said T-shirts bearing the town's slogan "Climax -- More than just a feeling," are inappropriate because of the sexual innuendo.

About a dozen students wore centennial T-shirts to school this week in protest, and one girl was sent home Wednesday for refusing to turn her shirt inside out.

School officials had said nothing to students wearing the shirts until recently, when a teacher wore it to school and a person complained. The shirts are no longer allowed to be worn at school, she said.

Climax, a town of 270 near the North Dakota border, adopted the "More than a feeling" slogan in 1996 for its centennial. The slogan was used in advertising and promotions, and the T-shirts have been around for years.

The students who wore the shirt to school Wednesday were told to go to the bathroom and turn it inside out. All did, except 18-year-old Bethany Grove, a senior, who was suspended for the afternoon.

"The T-shirt has been a tradition," Grove said. "It's been around for almost 10 years. A lot of people have them."

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brabble
Feb. 15th, 2004 08:49 am (UTC)
I saw that!

omg I love my state. *hugs MN*
brabble
Feb. 15th, 2004 09:01 am (UTC)
'As part of its centennial celebration, a contest was held to pick a town slogan. Some of the other entries included: "No End to Climax," "Cling to the Culmination: Climax Forever" and "Bring a Friend to Climax."'
(http://wcco.com/siteSearch/local_story_044084404.html)
elanswer
Feb. 16th, 2004 05:11 am (UTC)
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...and "Bring a Friend to Climax."'

I love it!
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