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by Abigail Van Buren

Man Still Mama's Boy Even After Her Death

DEAR ABBY: When I first heard about topless swimsuits for girls, I thought it was just a lot of talk, but yesterday I actually saw one for sale in a store!

If women would consider wearing a topless swimsuit in public, we have reached a new low in our civilization -- even lower than the decadence that preceded the fall of the Roman empire.

Topless swimsuits? Have we lost all sense of decency? Who cares if we are bombed back to the Stone Age? What's left to save? -- MOTHER OF GIRLS

DEAR MOTHER: The bottoms.