A wedgie occurs when a persons underwear goes up their butt. This is known to happen two ways. The first being a prank when a person gets behind another perosn, grabs onto the other person's underwear and pulls up (the leg holes will be forced uncomfortably into the victim's anus, the underwear forming a 'wedge' shape). The second reason for a wedgie is when the underwear, pants, shorts, ect. naturally ride up on their own. Even though female rarely get any.
It is joked about how women's thongs give a constant wedgie.
There are uncountable variantions of the regular wedgie, and this is a list of a few.
All Around Wedgie: The victim's underwear is pulled up from all sides. Usually performed by at least two people.
Arm-Leg Connection: One person pulls on the victim's underwear while one pulls on their legs.
Atomic Wedgie: The victim's underwear is pulled up so that it goes over the victim's head or is completely ripped off. If over the head, the waistband can be hooked over the nose or in the mouth (adding insult to injury the victim will be blinded by their underwear and forced to taste it).Backward Wedgie: A wedgie where the victim has their underwear on backwards..
Blast Wedgie: The victim is wedgied with no pants on so their butt is completely exposed. Then water is shot directly at their butt, usually by a hose or water gun.
Bouncing Wedgie: The victim is given a hanging wedgie then bounced around by it (ideally done on a trampoline, bouncy castle, or if the victim is on a space hopper; even when the victim is on a bed will help slightly).
Chair Wedgie: When the victim is sitting in a chair with a back, give the victim a wedgie. Once the underwear is high enough hook it over the top of the back of the chair.
Conga Wedgie: Stand behind your victim and hold onto their underwear, then have someone come up behind you and hold your underwear.
Crane Wedgie: A wedgie from a crane.
Dangling Wedgie: The victim is given a wedgie with their feet just barely touching the ground.
Elevator Wedgie: Have someone hold the victim down, then grab their underwear, go into the elevator and go up.
Frontal Wedgie: A wedgie in the front
Hanging Wedgie: A wedgie where the victim is high off the ground.
Jet Ski Wedgie: The victim is given a dragging wedgie, but across the surface of water.
Jock Lock Wedgie: The victim is given a wedgie with their feet pulled through the legholes of their underwear.
Messy Wedgie: Messy ingredients are placed in the victim's underwear (i.e. whipped cream, syrup, etc.) and they are given a wedgie.
No Pants Wedgie: The victim is given a wedgie with no pants on.
Pantsing Wedgie: The victim is pantsed, and when they reach down to pick up their pants, give them a wedgie.
Propeller Wedgie: A straight item (i.e. broom, hockey stick, etc.) is put through the legholes. Then you twirl the item, the victim will quickly receive a wedgie.
Scarecrow Wedgie: A victim is wedgied and a stick is put through their legholes and shirt sleave holes and then hung on a hook or wall.
Self Wedgie: A wedgie you give to yourself
Shoulder Wedgie: The victim's underwear is pulled high enough so that the leg holes are able to go over the victim's shoulders.
Side Wedgie: Instead of pulling up at the front or the back, grab a side of the victim’s underwear and pull up.
Squeaky Clean Wedgie: The victim is given a normal wedgie, then a melvin, this is repeated several times.
Swirlie Wedgie: The victim is given a swirlie and a wedgie at the same time.
Tarzan Wedgie: A leghole of the victim's underwear is pulled high enough so that it can be pulled over the shoulder.
Utterly Undies: A wedgie in just underwear.
A wedgie given with the teeth.
The victim is given a wedgie, then their underwear is tied around a belt loop on their pants.
Wedgie Hug: Walk up to your victim and give them a hug. Once your arms are around them, dig down into their pants and give them a wedgie.
Wedgies in the MediaEdit
In The Mask: The Animated Series, the main character, The Mask, is regularly seen impulsively administering atomic wedgies to Lt. Kellaway and Doyle when they are in pursuit of him, along with numerous villains and anyone else who might fall prey to his antics.
In Disney Channel's Jessie, Luke Ross dates a girl and his sister Emma Ross tells him that the girl's ex is going to wedgie him and everyone will see his Superman underwear. Also, in another episode Luke says he no longer wants to where a Superman costume for Halloween as the tights will give him a wedgie. In another episode, Ravi Ross says he wants to reduce his wedgie ratio to one per fortnight. Luke replies that if he says words like fortnight it'll be a long, 'wedgie-rific' year. Also when Luke has a parachute on he says he has a parachute wedgie.
In Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, eight-year-old Max is given a wedgie by his older brother Francis.
In the Nickelodeon sitcom Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, Ned tells the janitor that his arch enemy Loomer gave him the biggest wedgie of his life when he was younger.
In the Malcolm in the Middle episode "Krelboyne Picnic", Reese is hung by his boxers on a wire fence by Eraserhead's older brother; Malcolm and Reese also torture Dewey with a hanging melvin to get the car keys.
In iCarly, Freddie receives a wedgie from Sam while the two were hugging. In another episode, Gibby is wearing nothing but a trash can with holes for his legs. Sam tries to give him a wedgie to see if it's possible while he's in a trash can. Gibby replies that it is possible. Sam and Carly give Jonah, Sam's boyfriend, a "wedgie bounce", where he is given a hanging wedgie from a hook, with the hook bouncing up and down. In the episode "iGot Detention", Gibby receives at least two Texas wedgies. In iGo Nuclear, Sam attempts another wedgie on Gibby but instead rips off his briefs.
In the Scrubs episode "My Missed Perception", Todd gets a "four story atomic wedgie" from The Janitor, and in "My Kingdom", JD receives a hanging wedgie from employees.
In the Ben 10 episodes "And Then There Were 10", "The Unnaturals", and "Goodbye and Good Riddance", bullies JT and Cash give Ben a hanging wedgie, but Ben gives the two bullies hanging wedgies as XLR8 for revenge. Grampa Max got wedgied by an electric creature. He got the other wedgie by having his briefs wedgied by a nightmarish JT and Cash.
In The Simpsons episode "Revenge is a Best Dish", Lisa tells a story about revenge, and Milhouse has a power glove which he uses to give Dolph and other kids wedgies. In another episode, Bart is pantsed and given a hanging wedgie by three bullies. In another episode, a bully flings a nerd by his underwear into a group of other nerds calling it "Angry Nerds" in a reference to the game "Angry Birds". In one episode, Data (the one with the green shirt and black curly hair, yeah, the one with big glasses that isn't Milhouse) has his underwear tied to a pole in the schoolyard, after the school has been divided into a girls' half, and a boys' half; he is dangling in the air, and pushed around by Jimbo Corky Jones, Kearney and Dolph.
In the Two and a Half Men episode "Back Off Mary Poppins", Charlie hugs Alan, and then reaches down and gives him a wedgie. In another episode, Alan hugs Charlie and tries to wedgie him, however when he finds out Charlie isn't wearing underpants Charlie remarks "I'm not wearing any underwear but thanks for scratching my ass!" Also, in the episode "I Always Wanted a Shaved Monkey", Alan claims that his brother gave him an atomic wedgie every day when they were kids.
In the SpongeBob SquarePants episode "The Battle of Bikini Bottom", Patrick gives SpongeBob atomic wedgie at the beach. In No Weenies Allowed, Patrick gives himself a wedgie. In Pranks a Lot, Mr. Krabs had his briefs in a melvin knot. In Hooky episode, SpongeBob has got the dangling wedgie. In Survival of the Idiots episode, Sandy gives SpongeBob and Patrick extreme wedgies.
In the Danny Phantom episode "Splitting Images", Danny gives Dash an atomic wedgie and dumps frogs down his pants, while in another dimension in another ghost's body, Danny is given an atomic wedgie by a greaser. In "Reign Storm", Dash hangs Danny on the Nasty Burger flagpole by his briefs.
In the King of the Hill episode "Hilloween" Boomhauer is given a wedgie during the gang's first attempt at a flying ghost by having the rope attacked to the back of his jeans. As Boomhauer is picking his wedgie Bill states that he too has a wedgie and he starts picking along with Boomhauer.
In Drake And Josh, Josh gets a wedgie at a local jail from a prisoner. In the episode "The Affair" the opening is Drake and Josh talking about when Josh climbs a tree and falls, he is saved by his underwear being hooked on the way down. It is also mentioned that he was in a lot of pain.
In the Family Matters episode, "The Psycho Twins", Waldo gives himself a melvin and Steve Urkel receive two wedgies one from a bootcamp sergeant and in Wedding Bell Blues one by Carl to save him from falling off the church bell.
In Even Stevens, Beans gives Louis a wedgie using a fishing pole, and in the Hall Monitor episode two bullies are giving a kid a wedgie, Louis gives them wedgies as punishment for bullying.
In the Lizzie Mcguire episode "Lizzie's Eleven", Matt (Jake Thomas) receives an atomic wedgie in his Briefs (tighty whities) from his sister Lizzie as a way to get him to cooperate. Lizzie states "yanking drawers up can be a big timesaver."
In Suite Life of Zack and Cody Zack receives three different hanging wedgies from his summer school classmates who consider him to be a nerd. In a first season episode Zack and Cody have just gotten off the bus and are in the lobby. Cody starts reaching like he is adjusting his underwear and says to Zack, "Why do you always give me a wedgie on the bus?" Zack replies, "Because we can't afford a cab".
In the Fairly Odd Parents episode "Dream Goat", Vicky gives Timmy a normal wedgie, and an atomic wedgie. Near the end of the same episode, Chompy the goat gives Vicky a wedgie, exposing her pink panties. In the pilot episode, Timmy imagines giving Francis a fork lift wedgie as an adult. In another episode, Timmy tries to hide in his pants from Vicky, Vicky gets him out by giving him a fork lift wedgie. In another episode, a substitute teacher rewards gold stars for everything, including Francis giving Chester a huge wedgie. In another episode, Francis gives both Chester and AJ wedgies to hear them scream, but in this episode there is no sound, so he tries it again and again. Timmy gets revenge for them by giving Francis hanging wedgie from the flagpole. In yet another episode, Francis gives Mr. Crocker, who is in Timmy's body, a hanging wedgie from a flagpole. When Crocker gets down, he states "Wow, that was a super wedgie! I still have time to waddle home uncomfortably."
On the Cartoon Network cartoon "Kids Next Door", Numbah 4 gets a bunch of wedgies from the "Wedgiesauros" during "Operation: B.U.L.L.Y.", all planned by a another kid that received a permanent wedgie from Numbah 4 in the first grade. Some wedgies included are the classic wedgie, the around the world wedgie, the wedgie wedgie, and so on. Later when they try to escape, Numbah 4 is giving a flying wedgie.
During an episode of Cory in the House, Cory is given a very large wedgie to keep him from running away after being caught doing another get rich quick scheme. During this time, he is shown to wear very stretchy tighty whities, which have his name written on the waistband. After his giant wedgie, his stretched out tighty whities hang out from the back of his pants for the remainder of the scene.
In Robotboy, Gus frequently receives wedgies from Donnie. Also when Donnie attains super strength and the ability to fly he gives hanging wedgies to a number of local children, as well as Gus who receives a ripping wedgie.
In The League of Super Evil, the young Doktor Frogg receives a wedgie from Chuckles the clown. Then, Red Menace gets an atomic wedgie and a regular wedgie from his clone.
In the My Life as a Teenage Robot the episode "Return of the Raggedy Android", Brad received an atomic wedgie by a space biker. At the end of the same episode, one alien was left, and Jenny was thinking about what they should do with him. He suggested an atomic wedgie, then gave himself one. In Price of Love episode, Sheldon's underwear got ripped.
In Wizards of Waverly Place, Max tells his sister, Alex, that he wants to clone himself and give himself a wedgie. He wants to know what a wedgie feels like but he wants to get one from someone he trusts.
In the pilot episode of "The Secret Saturdays", Zak receives a wedgie from his mother in order to save him from falling off a cliff. His mother later states she grabbed the first thing she could.
In the TV version of "Honey, I Shrunk The Kids," Nick receives a wedgie from his mother. He then states "Thanks for the wedgie, Mom." And states he'll need pliers to pick it out.
In "Edgemont" a bully is giving another kid a wedgie. While this is happening, the victim gets his cousin to blackmail another boy into helping out by giving the bully a wedgie, followed by a swirly.
In See Dad Run, Joe and Janie are looking at a video of Janie giving Joe a wedgie. The wedgie was apparently from the front and back. Their father said it looked like Joe was being flossed. Joe said he thought it would be funny, but it wasn't.
In Mr. Young, three students walk down the hall with atomic wedgies, given to them by Echo. Also, Mr Young is given a wedgie in his briefs by a bully with an invisiblity suit on. The bully also makes kids wedgie themselves when he is on a break.
In The X's, Glowface tells Truman how badly his family treats him, flashing back to his sister giving him three atomic wedgies. For revenge, Truman gives his parents and sister each an atomic wedgie, and Glowface a normal wedgie.
In The Bill Engvall Show, Lauren says to Bryan, "Please help me so I don't have to give you a wedgie that will prevent you from having children."
In Quantum Leap, Scott gets two wedgies from his older sister.
In The Haunted Hour episode "Swarmin' Norman" a bully gives Norman a wedgie in his tighty whities. He later gets revenge by making the bully give himself a wedgie in his boxers.
In the Ed, Edd, n' Eddy episode, If It Smells Like an Ed, Eddy gives Jimmy an atomic wedgie. In the episode Brother, Can You Spare An Ed?, Eddy decides to pay Sarah back her money by offering a wedgie service. This includes Kevin giving Ed and Edd hanging wedgies from a tree, and at the end, Eddy receives the same fate. In another episode, Eddy and Edd get atomic wedgies with Ed getting his pants shoved up from all around, and yet in another episode Eddy gives Jimmy 3 atomic wedgies. In An Ed is Born episode, Kevin giving Eddy a bicycle wedgie. In Cleanliness is next to Edness episode, Edd gave himself a melvin for pouring dirty milk on his underwear. In No Speak Da Ed episode, Rolf gives Johnny a dangling wedgie and threw him away.
In the Madtv sketch, "Crafty Girls", one of the nerdy girls gives the other a melvin. Near the end of the sketch, the two girls give each other wedgies.
In The Amanda Show sketch, "Judge Trudy", a nurse (portrayed of Nancy Sullivan) receives an atomic wedgie in her giant, pink granny panties by three children. In another sketch, a teacher, also portrayed by Nancy Sullivan, gets a hanging wedgie from cheerleaders.
In "Drawn Together", Toot receives an atomic wedgie from a popular girl.
In "My Gym Partner's a Monkey", the students give Adam a hanging wedgie.
In "Jackie Chan Adventures", Jade gives her clone a wedgie in really stretchy underwear. In another episode, Jade gives the school bully a wedgie.
In "Camp Lake Bottom", Gretchen receives a hanging wedgie from Squirt's posessed underwear.
In the Saturday Night Live sketch "MTV Spring Break U.K. `93", several ruffians give a male and a female newsreporter hanging wedgies.
In the show "Blind Date", a an gives a woman a thong wedgie.
In Rocko's Modern Life episode I Have No Son, Rocko was in the hanging wedgie. In Rocko's Happy Vermin episode, Flecko gives Ed Bighead atomic wedgie. In Seat to Stardom episode, the insectoid lady gives Rocko a wedgie.
In Johnny Bravo episode Get Stinky, Johnny Bravo receives himself a wedgie. In another episode Freudian Dip, Carl gives Johnny Bravo a wedgie from the flashback. At the another part, Johnny gets revenge on Carl and gives him a wedgie. In Run, Johnny, Run episode, A lady gives Johnny an atomic wedgie. In Buffoon Lagoon episode, Johnny Bravo gets the hanging wedgie from the narwhal. In Galaxy Boy episode, Kharlok receives a wedgie and a noogie by Johnny Bravo. In Johnny Bravo and the Amazon Woman, Christopher the elephant gives Johnny Bravo a dangling wedgie. In Bravo-Dooby-Doo! episode, Johnny Bravo was in the hanging wedgie.
In the Mr. Bean episode Tee Off, Mr. Bean, a bully in the launderette is giving Mr. Bean a jock loft wedgie. In Mind the Baby, Mr. Bean episode, Mr. Bean gives the boy an atomic wedgie in the arcade.
In The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy episode The Nerve, Sperg is giving Billy a wedgie and at the same episode, Billy is giving Sperg a wedgie. In Wrongest Yard episode, Sperg gives Billy and Irwin dangling wedgies and at the end of the episode, Billy and Irwin were in hanging wedgies. In Ecto Cooler episode, Sperg gives Pud'n a wedgie. Billy gives Irwin a wedgie. In The Schlubs episode, the schlub gets a wedgie. In Billy and the Bully, Sperg gives Irwin atomic wedgie and then, Sperg gives Billy atomic wedgie. In The Trycicle of Terror episode, Billy receives the atomic wedgie by Sperg. In Bully Boogie episode, Grim receives the hanging wedgie by Boogie. In Pandora's Box episode, Sperg gives Billy a ripping wedgie. In Billy and Mandy Moon the Moon episode, The other alien receives a wedgie by Sperg. In The Good, the Bad and the Toothless episode, Sperg gives the old cowboy a wedgie after sleeping. In Secret Snake Club episode, the leader of the Secret Snake Club gets a wedgie, noogie and a swirly from the flashback.
In Beavis and Butt-head episode Stewart's House, Beavis and Butt-head gives Stewart a hanging wedgie. In Sick episode, Beavis gave himself a wedgie and sneezed on his underwear. Then, Butt-head exclaimed "Nice wedgie!" to Beavis.
In Hey Arnold! episode Helga Blabs it All, Helga gets a dangling wedgie with the rope. In Full Moon, Principal Waltz interrupts Harold and Harold gave himself a wedgie. In Veteran's Day, Phil gives Adolf Hitler a wedgie from the flashback. In April Fools' Day episode, Joey gets a hanging wedgie from the flagpole in the background.
In Regular Show episode Go Viral, the ninja gives the guy a wedgie. Another part of the episode, the ninja gives the thug a huge wedgie and then, the thug punches the ninja. Third part where the ninja gives the Warden of the Internet a ripping wedgie. In Starter Pack episode, Thomas receives an atomic wedgie by Muscle Man.
In The Amazing World of Gumball episode The Ghost, Darwin gives Gumball a ripping wedgie while he is making his recipe. In The Fridge episode, Gumball gets a hanging wedgie and loses his trunks. In The Plan episode, Gumball has got a wedgie.
In Invader Zim episode A Room With A Moose episode, Rob gives Dib a wedgie. In Tak: The Hideous New Girl episode, Carl gives Melvin atomic wedgie. In the another scene of the episode, Tak gives Zim an atomic wedgie after Zim giving Tak a present.
In Johnny Test episode Johnny Long Legs, where Johnny Test gives Bumper atomic wedgie. In Johnny on the Spot episode, Johnny Test, who is from the black hole, gives Bumper a ripping wedgie. In Spotless Johnny episode, Johnny Test turns invisible and gave Bumper atomic wedgie. The other African bully got atomic wedgied by Johnny Test. In Dolly Johnny episode, Johnny Test gave himself a wedgie. In Dial J for Johnny episode, Johnny Test receives the hanging wedgie by the historian.
In the reality show, I Bet You Will, several women at a Russian nightclub are payed to get wedgies.
In The Angry Beavers episode Muscular Beaver 3 episode, Treeflower gives Daggett (as his alter-ego, Muscular Beaver) a dangling wedgie for getting fell over the cliff.
In The Cramp Twins episode Weepin' Wayne episode, Wayne has got the hanging wedgie.
In "The Sasquatch Gang", Jeremy Sumpter (as Gavin Gore) receives a wedgie (actually a melvin) in his briefs from a bully. The tighty whities are ripped off.
In "Funky Monkey", Seth Adkins (as Michael) receives a wedgie from a bully while trying to impress a girl he likes. His tighty whities are made visible to the girl.
In Zoolander, Ben Stiller (as Derek Zoolander) tries to win a modeling competition by removing his briefs without removing his pants. He fails, and in the process gives himself a Melvin.
In The Suite Life Movie, the twins, as part of a research internship for Cody, eat a special fruit and feel what the other can feel. They then fight by hurting themselves, and Zack gives himself a wedgie to give Cody a wedgie. Cody pleads with him, saying that he's wearing briefs, and Zack says that they will have a runway for when he takes them off.
In An Extremely Goofy Movie, Tank gives PJ a power wedgie after he makes fun of their fraternity name. PJ's underpants are pulled from both the front and the back over his head, and he is lifted off the ground.
In Scary Movie 2, Buddy gives Cindy Cambell a wedgie, he later receives a wedgie from a ghost later.
In Scary Movie 3, Pamela Anderson gives Jenny McCarthy a wedgie in pink panties.
In Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey, Bill & Ted give the Grim Reaper a melvin, who gives the main villain, Chuck De Nomolos, a melvin as well near the conclusion of the film.
In Superhero Movie, Drake Bell gives a villain a wedgie while fighting him.
In Treehouse Hostage, 10 year old Buddy gives escaped convict Carl Banks (Jim Varney) a wedgie while tied up. Carl then escapes and gives Buddy a hanging, atomic wedgie for information/revenge.
In Jackass: The Movie, Raab Himself gives himself a hanging wedgie by jumping out of a tree while his underwear is secured to its branches.
In The Ant Bully (film), Lucas has his underwear ripped off by a neighborhood bully.
In the Nickelodeon movie, Shredderman, the main character is lifted into the air by the front and back of his pink boxers by a bully.
In Aliens In The Attic, at an end scene, Tom, the protagonist and Beth, his older sister use the alien remote controls to activate the dormant Zurkonian control plug shot into Ricky (Beth's douchebag ex-boyfriend) early in the film, by the evil alien platoon. The siblings are shown using it to embarass him (they mention keeping the remotes, so presumably this will not be the last time they do it). They make him do loads of ridiculous stuff in front of an attractive girl whom he is starting dating, as well as her friends. One thing they make him do is announce "WEDGIE TIME!". At their command, he then turned around and pulled the back of his underwear a few inches over his waistline.
In The Benchwarmers a coach has his boxers hung on a fence.
In Nacho Libre Ramses gets his gold briefs in a atomic wedgie.
In Meet the Spartans, a Persian is given a wedgie and thrown back by his underwear.
In "George of the Jungle (film)" George gives Thor's, one of the villains, underpants an atomic wedgie. In this wedgie, it is revealed that he wears very stretchy tighty-whiteys that can reach his head.
In Eight Crazy Nights Adam Sandler's character gives himself a ripping wedgie.
In Casper: A Spirited Beginning, a construction worker gets an atomic wedgie (his underwear is pulled over his head) by a ghost and the Bullies got hanging wedgies from the ghosts.
In Alvin and the Chipmunks: A Squeakquel, the bullies are given wedgies by Alvin after terrorizing his brothers.
In Home Alone 4, Buzz mentions he held up his little brother, Kevin, to put a star on the Christmas tree, and then gives Kevin a wedgie. His mother mentions "he makes a fuss, we all laugh..."
In "Little Nicky," serveral people including a dog are given hanging wedgies by one of the devils sons.
In "Cop and a Half" Devon receives a bouncing wedgie from two school bullies.
In "Anger Management", the local bully gives a kid several wedgies while wearing roller skates.
In The Simpsons Movie, the bullies gave Martin Olsen a hanging wedgie from the intro. In another part of the movie, Bart gives Homer a dangling wedgie.
For Del Taco there is an advert in which a man sees Del Taco's prices and realises everyone else is ripping him off. The restaurant let him vent his anger by bringing over an employee and letting the man give him a wedgie.
In an AOL commercial, while talking how AOL helps her with her school work, a girl gives her younger brother a fort lift wedgie saying "And I want an A this time!"
In a Trackfone commercial, a kid is hanging from his tighty whities until his mom gets him down.
In an advertisement for Safeauto Insurance, a man reveives a number of wedgies for not having car insurrance.
In a Fruit Rollups commercial, a kid gets a wedgie from two elves. He later looks at his fruit rollup fortune, telling him "Beware of the wedgie giving elves."
In the Young Ones live, Rik is giving himself a wedgie at the audience.
In the United Kingdom, Radu Nichifor receives the atomic wedgie by Andrew Bell in late 2012. Radu Nichifor gives Zakr Mirza atomic wedgie in 2012. In Thursday 20th September 2013, George Goodlake gives Luke Hallisey a wedgie while pulling the climbing frame. In May 2013, Radu Nichifor gets a hanging wedgie from the pole from the changing room. In Thursday 12th December, Jelani Edwards receives a wedgie by Riley. In Saturday 26th October 2013, George Goodlake and Vinnie Gill gave each other wedgies. On Thursday 30th January 2014, Vinnie Gill receives atomic wedgie by Karanjot Randawa, and George Goodlake gives Karanjot Randawa a wedgie. Karanjot Randawa gives George Goodlake an atomic wedgie.
In 2007, eight-year-old second graders Jared and Justin Serovich came up with "wedgie-proof" underwear — with a tear-away waistband — at the Central Ohio Invention Competition 2007 where their invention got them into the finals.
On April 6, 2006, Fox News reported on an Albany, New York teacher who was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child for giving a10-year-old pupil a wedgie.