Monday, April 2, 2012

Toastworthy Teens: Michael Lake & Justin Loria

Michael Lake and Justin Loria, sick of witnessing the curse words and middle-finger raising amongst their peers, decided to offer an alternative. Yup, their self-launched clothing line, LL Clothing Co., sells shirts, hoodies, and dog bandanas emblazoned with the “hang-loose” gesture and the word “HUAAA,” which stands for Help Us Avoid All Anger

They hope that seeing their logo will make people pause before swearing or flipping someone the bird, and ultimately choose instead to curl their hands into the hang-loose sign and yell, “Hoo-aah!” Yes, it may sound a little goofy at first, but, as Michael says, “When you’re agitated and think about HUAAA, you can’t be mad at anything anymore.”

Sounds good to me. :)

You can find Michael and Justin’s HUAAA merchandise at:

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  1. I think this is a splendid idea.It would be great if only all teens could be as aware like these boys that cursing is disgusting. In this world we all need something to help minimize the anger that so many people carry. We all have found ourselves in situations where we lost our temper...from now on just remember H.U.A.A.A!!! It can only make you laugh & ease the anger in you. Great job boys!

  2. H.U.A.A.A...EXCELLENT IDEA FELLAS! It put a smile on my face as soon as I said it. Thanks and all the best to you both!