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What's Worse: Muffin Top or Whale Tail?

What's Worse: Muffin Top or Whale Tail?

Australia's Macquerie Dictionary recently named "muffin top" their word of the year. As most of you know, muffin top refers to the roll of fat that flows over of the top of low-cut or too-tight jeans. It beat out the American Dialect Society's nomination of "whale tail," which names the part of thong underwear that shows over-the-waistband of low-cut (you again?!) pants.

Aside from the fact that word meisters seem to be getting a little too overheated about women's midriffs and backsides . . . what do you think is the worse fashion infraction?

wally91 wally91 9 years
I think whale tails are so sexy...................!!!!!!!!!!!!
rubialala rubialala 10 years
Muffin top is worse.
justagirlMrs justagirlMrs 10 years
so so sad that these things happen often enough for there to be actual terms for them lol
ckeller825 ckeller825 10 years
Muffin Top is by far THE WORST! Whale tails are, for the most part, accidental incidences. But Muffin top...come on now!
Lill-McGill Lill-McGill 10 years
Very true Krisua! Ergh I think Muffin top AND whale tail are both bad, but together they're HORRENDOUS.
janoxide janoxide 10 years
maybe we should get rid of people who even invent the words because i seriously dont want to remember "MUFFIN TOP" the next time i eat a muffin. arrghhh!! D:
krisua krisua 10 years
I'm a huge fan of low-cut jeans so let's make it clear: the problem is NOT the low-cuts but rather wrong people trying to fit in them.
trogdor09 trogdor09 10 years
whale tail..lol..finally there's a name for it.
ritaw ritaw 10 years
god...the worst thing i saw was muffin top with whale tail! gross!
Pear Pear 10 years
Muffin top, definitely worse. I couldn't live with out low rise jeans though, they are just more comfortable for me. I never show my tummy or butt though, thankfully longer t-shirts are easy to find these days. Also, wearing the right size jeans helps eliminate muffin top and whale tail. Ahh, if only Ms Spears were reading this.
Wicked Wicked 10 years
They're both pretty bad.
GIOVS GIOVS 10 years
both sucks, why don´t they shop the right size of jeans?
martini-queenie martini-queenie 10 years
Okay whale tail is bad, but no undies and crack is sooooooooo much worse! I can't tell you how many times I saw this in college. Gross!
puddinpie puddinpie 10 years
Both gross, but muffin top is worse, I think. I see a lot more muffin tops than "whale tails". haha...
glam-sugar glam-sugar 10 years
They're both bad. Let's wear mid-rise jeans that come just below the belly button. Then we wouldn't have either disgusting problem. Except for the people that are always behind on their fashion of course. LOL
amandaaa amandaaa 10 years
how can you not be aware that your thong is hanging all out like that? whenever i sit down, i feel and check. at least wear a longer shirt with low-cut jeans. or wear better underwear. there's so many ways to avoid this problem haha. as for muffin tops, wear either a longer shirt or don't get jeans that are so tight like that. those can't possibly be comfortable!
superjules superjules 10 years
I think they're equally gross. Let's get those jeans up a little bit higher. I love your idea Blythe15, I think you should run with it! You could do an entire series. Whale Tail and Muffin Top go to NYC, Go Shopping, Have their Mini-Storage sold for 10 Million Dollars and Wind Up Naked on the Internet... Again. Ok.. maybe not that last one...
blythe15 blythe15 10 years
They sound so wholesome, like characters in a children's book! The Crazy Misadventures of Whale Tail and Muffin Top....
uptowngirl1999 uptowngirl1999 10 years
nasty. i hate low cut jeans. it is wrong to not want to have so much exposure? at least i understand i have some meat and don't try and wear low-rise jeans. i wear the appropriate things.
YaoMing YaoMing 10 years
I think if I saw whaletail/muffintop my eyes would implode...
BeachBarbie BeachBarbie 10 years
Muffin Top but, I don't like the whale tail either...that's why women should buy the low cut thongs. Plus, the low rise jeans are slowly rising sooo, this is a good thing. :) Also, it makes women's legs look longer. I like a in between personally...now, I need to go find some. :D
yayita yayita 10 years
LOL Brian hahahahaa :rotfl: Whale tail is terrible! but only Ho's show the thong. Muffin tops are just not good to show hahahaa
Elevenhounds Elevenhounds 10 years
But the very worst is the whale tail/muffin top combo. :P
Entertainment Entertainment 10 years
I'm just glad to see that someone has coined a term for the protruding-thong problem.
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