In Defense Of Granny Panties

In all my research and ramblings about foundation garments, I've come to expect that some people will have prejudices against certain items, like corsets or girdles. But it seems that there's no unmentionable more reviled or ridiculed than the humble granny panty. (Just ask Bridget Jones.)

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Pants On Fire

Granny panties: They're not just for comfort, they also can save your life. After a kitchen fire started in the northern England home of Jenny Marsey, her son and nephew reached for her size 18-20, high-waisted, cotton briefs laying on top of the laundry pile, and used them as a fire blanket, successfully…