acid washed jeans
n. a type of casual pant made of denim put through a chemical process which strips most of the colour off, leaving marbled navy-blue streaks on a white background. Acid washed clothing was a must-have fashion accessory in the late 80s, when both jean pants and jackets were worn together for maximum effect.
Acid washed jeans quickly went out of style in the early 90s, but that didn't stop tacky people in Sarnia Ontario and a few other cultural backwaters around North America from wearing them well into the new millenium. Tight acid washed jeans with elastic waists and zip-up ankles can still be seen worn with big ff hair, spike high-heels and shock-makeup at monster truck rallies, dirt-bike races, mega-church flea markets and malls in certain parts of Florida, Southwestern Ontario, Upstate New York, Mexico and most of Alberta.
Woman in mid-forties named Sherry at a smash-up derby near Effingham, Illinois: (in voice thick with menthol cigarettes and bum wine) "Go Ricky! Smash that goddamned motherfuckin' Buick, baby! You're makin' mamma cream her acid washed jeans! Yeaaaahhh!"
Guy named Bobo on a native reserve in Northern Manitoba: Jeez, it's me lucky day! Some-un threw away a perfectly good acid-washed jean jacket! Mine, now, eeee! I'll wear this fucker moose huntin' and all the guys'll be right jealous!
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