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Illustration for article titled What Does The New Beach Volleyball Dress Code Have To Do With Sharia Law?

The eminences grises of the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball laid down their decree for the London games not so long ago: female beach volleyball players could, if they wanted, ditch their bikinis for shorts or bodysuits. According to the internet, this is yet another Olympic concession to evil, ascendant Sharia law. According to Stefan Fatsis, in this week's excerpt from Slate's Hang Up and Listen podcast, the internet is wrong.

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