Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal wrote about the fact that high schools are trying to keep their female students from looking like trollops at prom by issuing dress codes. The codes prevent nice young ladies from wearing gowns that are too low-cut, or too backless, or too short, or show too much sideboob.

The Journal posted some pics, but as it turns out a simple Google search for “prom dress guidelines” turns up a number of results in the form of PDFs. Here are a few — note how the female body winds up resembling one of those drawings of cows that explains which part of the body yields which cut of meat:

Images via Naperville High School, Crawford High School, and Evergreen Community High School

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