Do the ironing

Oh dear…cue “outraged” people:

In the battle of the sexes, sparring over who should do the washing is nothing new – but one clothing company sparked a Twitter outcry after the chauvinist label in a pair of its trousers was judged below the belt.

Madhouse, a nationwide chain of discount men’s clothing stores, was branded “shameful” and “outrageous” by hundreds of Twitter users yesterday, because of the label’s washing instructions to ‘Give it to your woman’.

The beige pair of chinos in question were purchased in London at Madhouse’s flagship Oxford Street store last month.


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  • Sam

    Brilliant, though I wouldn’t give them to her as I’d want the job done properly….

  • Kthxbai

    No problem.  When he tries it on tell him to go fuck himself.

  • Allanspear

    I’m over all this PC nonsense, we should encourage this kind of humour so that all these liberal, leftist, social engineers get their nickers in so much of a knot that their heads explode! ;-)

  • BJ

    everyone is forgetting how to laugh at funny things including themselves

  • politically unstable

    Actually the woman gets off light – the sign indicates “no ironing”.

    It will be the same sort of people who complain about Tui adverts

  • Mr_Blobby

    If I gave those to her indoors. I would not want them back.

    • sthn.jeff

      Unless of course you wanted them back in little pieces!!

  • Mark

    Bought a shirt last week, didn’t notice the bag until home:
    “The decision between ironing or buying new clothes has clearly been made”
    Love it, esp. with my ironing skills.

  • get a sense of funny ffs

  • Wychbych

    Should have saved this post for tomorrow, International Women’s Day. ;)

  • NZGroover

    Funny……of course if I showed it to my women she’d kick my sorry arse!

  • Boss Hogg

    Get a Maid – then everyone is happy and gets the joke.

  • Doug_S

    These guys would make sqillions in the Australian market…they waste no time on PC crap.

  • Rightoverlabour

    I wonder how Gay couples feel about this, or transgenders, or “whoknowswhatgenders” Hope they don’t feel too left out. I really think these should be writtenin gender neutral terms and in the majority languages of Britain like Arabic….

  • titanuranus

    Unfortunately we are living in the era that killed humour,just look at the fucking wankers whining about the new DB export ad.FFS.
    To many professional offense takers , of course always on behalf of somebody else .Cunts.

  • Steve (North Shore)

    How many lefties are going to fight and get divorced over this?
    Fucking heaps I hope, punishment for not having a sense of humour

    • Travdog

      This is bound to get Gary McCormick riled up in a tantrum, sounds like he’s becoming an advocate for feminism.

  • Travdog

    The trouble is companies cave in to the whingers once the minority leftie sooks make enough noise.

    Take the recent Hells Pizza case for example, and the tampon one, whatever it was. Why can’t they just say ” well how about you fuck off if you don’t like it”.

    The loss of sales from a small bunch of boycotting arseholes would be minimal, maybe even boost sales with a public statement by the company saying they will not cave in to people lacking a sense of humour.

  • All this lefty and PC shit you’re all talking I’m surprised none – well one actually – has read the label itself. Do you know what the symbols mean – if you can’t read the words of instruction? No ironing……I think that is actually the joke..

  • Hagues

    As an airplane is about to crash,
    a female passenger jumps up frantically and announces, “If I’m
    going to die, I want to die feeling like a woman.”

    She removes all her clothing and
    asks, “Is there someone on this plane who is man enough to make
    me feel like a woman?”

    A man stands up, removes his
    pants and says, “Here, iron these!”.

  • Agent BallSack

    So…No guys here taking offense at the slight we may be too stupid to launder our own clothes? Figures.

    • Travdog

      As long as my mrs continues too think I’m too stupid to do the laundry then I’m happy.

      Perhaps I’ll start making a piss poor effort at loading the dishwasher too. See, I aint stoopid!

  • jay cee

    aussies have it right some of their labels read,proudly made in australia,not bloody taiwan.
    label is like a tee shirt i brought which has printed on it “i got this shirt for the wife. i reckon it was pretty good swap”