Q. I’m going to three Thanksgiving dinners this year. What should I wear?

-Bertha, Banning

A. An XXXL muumuu would be a good idea. Failing that, a shower curtain or a small tent should work out fine.


Q. What size pearls should a woman wear?

-Adell, Pismo Beach

A. The traditional answer is the older the woman, the larger the pearls. A good rule of thumb is your age divided by half your shoe size, the answer in millimeters. Very young women with big feet can get away with pearls the size of peppercorns. But if you’re really up there with tiny feet, your pearls should be big as golf balls. 



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