None of that lazy, hazy, crazy stuff. Summer is the season of clever T-shirts, as we prove each year here in Leveyland. Today, the Best T-Shirts of Summer 1999, as submitted by you readers.
(Around a picture of dandelions): I Fought the Lawn and the Lawn Won.
So Few Men, So Few Who Can Afford Me -- spotted by Dick Smith, of Springfield.
I Suffer Occasional Delusions of Adequacy -- Maynard and Nancy Timme, of Ocean City, Md.
God Made Us Sisters; Prozac Made Us Friends -- Cheryl Hillebrand, of Leesburg.
If They Don't Have Chocolate in Heaven, I Ain't Going.
At My Age, I've Seen It All, Done It All, Heard It All . . . I Just Can't Remember It All -- Mary Weeks, of Arlington.
My Mother Is a Travel Agent for Guilt Trips -- spotted in Provincetown, Mass., by Rita Shapiro.
I Just Do What the Voices Inside My Head Tell Me to Do.
(Picture of an open Bible on the front of the shirt, this on the back): When All Else Fails, Read the Directions.
(Worn by a pregnant woman): A Man Did This to Me, Oprah -- Ben Llewellyn, of Falls Church.
(Spotted at a gay pride parade): My Son Just Came Out of the Closet and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt.
Thirteenth Amendment: Thou Shalt Not Whine -- Sarah Sullivan, of Germantown.
(Spotted on Cape Cod by several readers): If It's Called Tourist Season, Why Can't We Hunt Them?
Senior Citizen: Give Me My Damn Discount -- Virginia Galvin, of College Park.
Remain.com -- submitted by a "family of geeks."
Princess, Having Had Sufficient Experience With Princes, Seeks Frog -- Marge Killmon.
No, It Doesn't Hurt -- aboard a "well-tattooed gentleman" spotted at a club in Northwest Washington by Sean Sedam, of Olney.
If You Can Read This, My Wife Fell Off -- Dick Smith again, who spotted it aboard a passing motorcyclist.
I Used to Be Schizophrenic, but We're OK Now -- Carol Byrd, relayed by Cathy Smith Caviness.
If I Had Known Being a Grandparent Was So Much Fun, I Would Have Done It First! -- Dr. Mark A. Spikell, of George Mason University in Fairfax.
(Over the outline of the state of Minnesota): My Governor Can Beat Up Your Governor -- Bob Greene, of Silver Spring.
I Speak Fluent Patriarchy, but It's Not My Mother Tongue -- Sadia Carone.
Veni, Vedi, Visa: I Came, I Saw, I Did a Little Shopping -- Jennifer Glatt, of Laguna Niguel, Calif.
What If the Hokey Pokey Is Really What It's All About? -- Catherine Jamieson.
I Didn't Climb to the Top of the Food Chain to Be a Vegetarian -- Elizabeth Harvey, who's a vegetarian.
(On the front): Yale Is Just One Big Party. (On the back): With a $25,000 Cover Charge -- Sarah Phillips.
Coffee, Chocolate, Men . . . Some Things Are Just Better Rich -- Steve Aune.
Liberal Arts Major . . . Will Think for Food -- Mike Irwin, of Fairfax.
Growing Old Is Inevitable; Growing Up Is Optional -- Dave Yehudah.
Don't Treat Me Any Differently Than You Would the Queen -- Claire Underwood.
IRS -- Be Audit You Can Be -- Susan Bohnenblust, of Montgomery Village.
Gravity . . . It's Not Just a Good Idea. It's the Law.
If You Want Breakfast in Bed, Sleep in the Kitchen -- Kennette Glassford, of Fredericksburg, Va.
First National Bank of Dad; Sorry, Closed -- Rita T. Minsky, of Potomac, who bought it for her husband for Father's Day.
The Old Pro . . . Often Wrong . . . Never in Doubt -- Frank D'Aquila, of Falls Church, who says it's worn by a friend who's 84.
In Dog Years, I'm Dead -- George Farley, of Front Royal, Va.
And finally, a treasure trove from Bernard Yabroff, of Bethesda:
Love May Be Blind, but Marriage Is a Real Eye-Opener.
If at First You Don't Succeed, Skydiving Isn't for You.
The Trouble With the Gene Pool Is That There's No Lifeguard.
Get a New Car for Your Spouse. It'll Be a Great Trade.
It's Hard to Be Nostalgic When You Can't Remember Anything.
Dinner Is Ready When the Smoke Alarm Goes Off.
Wanted: Meaningful Overnight Relationship.
I'm Going to Graduate on Time, No Matter How Long It Takes.
Anything Not Worth Doing Is Not Worth Doing Well.
A Day Without Sunshine Is Like Night.
A City Is a Large Community Where People Are Lonesome Together.
First Things First, but Not Necessarily in That Order.
Old Age Comes at a Bad Time.
In America, Anyone Can Be President. That's One of the Risks You Take.