The Wrong Trousers

Drowning in an ocean of folly

Allan Milne Lees
7 min readMay 17, 2022

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US Republican Leaders discussing mandatory extermination of lesser races. Image Credit: Wikipedia

Back in 1993 a small British company called Aardman Animations released a short film by Nick Park called The Wrong Trousers. In the film, a hapless inventor called Wallace orders some TechnoTrousers from NASA so that he can program them to take his dog Gromit for walks. As this is a comedy of errors, it goes without saying that the TechnoTrousers end up being used for all manner of…

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Allan Milne Lees

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