Columnist Tammy Swift is funny: here she muses about what aliens would think our world’s perception of hips, hair and aging

Tammy writes:

"I’ve occasionally wondered how we would explain our modern life to an alien.

"Would our Earthly vocabulary be sufficient to explain why any Hollywood actress bigger than a size 6 is considered fat yet the portly Jonah Hill is a star? Would creatures from another solar system be able to fully grasp the popularity of the Snuggie, “America’s Got Talent” or the Kardashians?

"My theory is that extra-terrestrials would be extra-terrified by American female beauty rituals…"

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