What was unique about Homer's suit?

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Homer goes to Welch with his friend, Emily Sue, to buy a suit to wear to the national science fair in Indianapolis. Homer's mother has sent Emily Sue with Homer to help him pick out the suit, but when they get to the store, Homer decides he can pick out...

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Homer goes to Welch with his friend, Emily Sue, to buy a suit to wear to the national science fair in Indianapolis. Homer's mother has sent Emily Sue with Homer to help him pick out the suit, but when they get to the store, Homer decides he can pick out his own suit. He does not need anyone's help. He goes into the store and runs into his friend, O'Dell, who is also in Welch, trying to sell their ginseng in order to earn money to buy rocket supplies. O'Dell rejects the suits the salespeople show to Homer because they are suits for "old people." He chooses a younger-looking suit for Homer. Homer likes it, tries it on, it fits like a glove and only costs $25. So he buys it and wears it outside as he tries to find Emily Sue. When she sees him in the suit, she is shocked because the color of the suit is ORANGE. That is what is unique about it. Apparently it is a shocking color of orange.

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