Expensive Shirts and Shrinking Sizes

Why is it that all of the sudden I have to pay two to three dollars more per shirt for a
XXL or XXXL? Who thought that, ‘Hey…here’s a plan, lets make the larger, fat, tall
(whatever) people pay more for their clothing just because of their size!’
Honestly…how much more material does it take? How many more man/woman hours does it
take to make XXL and XXXL shirts as opposed to S-XL? My guess is that it doesn’t take any
longer. I think I will coin this as ‘Fat Tax’….and I don’t like it. It’s bad enough
with the rising costs of everything else! Even though I hate Wal-Mart with just about
every fiber of my being, (I’m more of Target person. Mostly because I feel safer.) I do
have to admit that they DO have the cheapest prices around (except for a place like
Savers, Salvation Army, Good Shepherd Alliance, Goodwill…etc.) One more thing. I used
to be able to buy larger size shirts at Gap, Old Navy and American Eagle. Well, they
still carry XXL size shirts but when I try them on, they are actually more around an XL
size. All I can say is…why? I’m sure they don’t really even miss my business (Darn you
corporations!) but it does make me sad that I can no longer where a lot of what’s in
style. Are they sizing small children for these shirts? I mean come on. Make something
I can buy! I don’t mean to sound bitter about all of this. I’m actually a very happy
person. I wish I could think of a way to get the prices to be the same and give a
positive suggestion but I can’t. Anyway…What do you think? Do you believe that this
‘Fat Tax’ is unfair and unwarranted as I do? Tell me your thoughts.

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