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Southwest Kicks Allegedly Sober Passenger Off Flight for Seeming Drunk

Southwest Airlines is famous for occasionally and removing folks from flights for questionable reasons: being too fat, too gay, too weepy, too Muslim. Even your boobs might pose a problem. Now a private school principal tells us that she wasn't permitted to board a flight because an employee told her she was wasted,… » 7/13/12 2:15pm 7/13/12 2:15pm

Reader Email Haiku: You Stupid Slimeballs

The Jezebel inbox receives all sorts of interesting messages, from helpful tips to furious gibberish. Often, the missives strike us as poetic — in the chaos of the mailbag, we can find a sense of peace. As such, we have taken it upon ourselves to let some messages grow into the poetry they are meant to be. And we will… » 6/20/12 6:30pm 6/20/12 6:30pm

Cover Your Cleavage for Takeoff: Southwest Airlines Screws Up Again

On June 5th, Avital* was boarding a 6 AM flight from Las Vegas to New York in a comfy cotton dress, a loose open flannel shirt and a colorful scarf when she was told that her cleavage was "inappropriate." The airline dealt with the incident as it has many, many times in the past (at least when customers contact media… » 6/14/12 3:30pm 6/14/12 3:30pm

Southwest Airlines Tells Woman She's "Too Fat To Fly"

Kenlie Tiggeman and her mother were flying home on Easter Sunday, which on all accounts should have been a pretty regular experience. But during their layover in Dallas, Texas the two women were singled out by an airline employee who told them they were "too fat to fly" — and the agent used those very words in front… » 5/18/11 3:18pm 5/18/11 3:18pm

Is It Awful To Hope That Jennifer Lopez Is Expecting A Boy?

  • Daughters born to women with "wide, round hips" are more vulnerable to breast cancer? Jesus. Researchers hypothesize that "wide round hips reflect high levels of sex hormone production at puberty, which persist after puberty and adversely affect breast development of the daughters in early gestation." [Science Daily]
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