Your socks can add incredible variety to your wardrobe. While many people can take their socks for granted, there are some amazing things that you should know about the socks you wear every day. Here are some of the most interesting facts about socks you may not have known:
The word comes from old English: The word for socks has the same meaning as a light slipper in old English. Sock also derives some meaning from an ancient Greek word which is sykkos for slippers.
Socks have more than one main function: Socks can protect our shoes from our bodies sweat which can prevent bacteria from forming in our shoes as well as add padding for walking.
Socks are ancient: The first socks date back to 250 CE.
Some of the first socks were toe socks: Toe socks were one of the first and most popular types of socks because … Read More