By Jack Clark
Q. I’ve heard you’re not supposed to wear white after Labor Day. Does this apply to white underwear, too?
— Mildred, Mendocino
A. Only when you’re wearing it on the outside.
Q. I remember that professional house painters always wore white — white pants, white shirts, white hats. Do they still do this?
— Gavin, Goleta
A. Not after Labor Day.
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