The Nineti22 - associated with the redneck stereotype Food...

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The Nineties Clothing labels became a status symbol. Many articles of clothing had their brand name as the primary design element, letting the wearer proudly say "Yeah, I can afford this." Those who couldn't afford expensive sneakers were ridiculed, while those who did were occasionally murdered and robbed. Toward the later half of the decade, possibly because of the anime boom, there was a rise in the popularity of East Asian culture. Eastern symbols (mostly kanji) were popular on t-shirts, jewelry, and especially tattoos. .. even if most people displaying them couldn't actually read them. Tube tops made a brief reappearance in 1996/1997, but the fad didn't last long. Cut-off jean shorts were still acceptable for younger people in the beginning of the decade, but by the end they became, in many places,
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Unformatted text preview: associated with the redneck stereotype. Food and Drink: • Fast food was a traditional alternative to cooking a meal, and usually relatively cheap. The menus weren't as diverse as they are now (a lot of them were changed to cash in on the low-carb craze), but they still had some decent stuff on there. • Regarding dining out, it was usually a weekly thing for most of the middle class. Other days, you'd get fast food or cook at home. • Shopping was a baffling ordeal; everything had a low-fat, low-sodium, fat-free, low-sugar, no-sugar, and (later on) low-carb version of itself on the store shelf. Organic food wasn't as popular as it is today, but it was still starting to appear on some store shelves....
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