"Wearing a turtleneck is like being strangled by a really weak guy, all day. Wearing a backpack and a turtleneck is like a weak midget trying to bring you down"
- Mitch Hedberg
About this Quote
This quote by Mitch Hedberg is an amusing way of explaining the discomfort of wearing a turtleneck. He compares the sensation of wearing a turtleneck to being strangled by a weak individual, throughout the day. He then goes on to say that wearing a backpack and a turtleneck resembles a weak midget attempting to bring you down. This contrast is suggested to emphasize the discomfort of wearing a turtleneck and the included burden of a knapsack. The quote is an amusing way of expressing the feeling of being weighed down and limited by clothes. It is a reminder to be mindful of the clothing we choose to use and to be knowledgeable about how it impacts our convenience.
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