Bill Murray: What do you mean you don't have a thing to wear?
Dustin Hoffman: She's seen me in all of these!
BM: She hasn't seen you in the white thing.
DH: What, this? You cannot wear white to a casual dinner, it's too dressy!
BM: You couldn't wear pants?
DH: No, no, pants? I can't...[pats bottom, waves no-no finger]
BM: What about this thing?
DH: No, no, I don't have the right shoes for it, I hate the way the horizontal lines make me look too hippy, and it cuts me across the bust.
BM: I think we're getting into a weird area here.
I think so too! This conversation is from Tootsie, a film presumably based on creating filmic portrayals of equality for women; what place does this ur-female-to-male conversation say about the male experience of femininity/womanliness?