Of all the things, I could have seen today I was not expecting to see a man walking his dog, but the strange part was the dog was wearing socks! When I asked him why he explained that his dog was, in fact, allergic to grass!!! I felt rather sorry for the dog, but it did make me wonder what other animals I could find that like wearing socks…
BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About Socks
10 – “I’m a Cat-er-pillar!
FACT: Feet are one of the sweatiest parts of the human body and our socks help absorb that sweat and move it to parts of the foot where it can evaporate easier like the sole.
9 – “At my age socks are a must-have!”
FACT: Way back in the 18th century Greeks wore socks made from matted animal hair!
8 – “This sock had a hole in it before you gave it to me, how dare you accuse me!”
FACT: During the 10th century it was very difficult to produce a sock, so they were always considered a luxury item reserved for the rich and famous.
7 – “Not bad for a sleeping sock, and best of all is the free cheese you left for me inside it!”
FACT: Back in 1589 William Lee actually invented the machine that wove socks because he felt his own wife spent too much time doing it.
6 – “I always wear sports socks while going for a light jog.”
FACT: Right up until the 20th-century socks were only made from wool, cotton, or silk and nothing else.
5 – “Bedtime socks are the best kind of socks!”
FACT: Nylon which is now the most common material for making socks wasn’t created until 1937! With regards to the long history of socks, it is a fairly new invention!
4 – “Oh, hi! This is my new bed, do you like it?”
FACT: In the World of “sock etiquette” the sock colour is supposed to match the colour of the shoes, but as a side rule they should also be one shade darker than the trousers as well.
3 – “heheheheheheh…I’m wearing dad socks!”
FACT: By Keeping your toenails short and smooth it will help socks last longer and even save you money in the long run.
2 – “If you think these look funny you should see my shoes!”
FACT: During the 1950’s It was very popular for teenagers to get together and dance their cares away at a sock hop!
1 – “This is the best sleeping bag…EVER!”
FACT: A sock called a “tabi” is very big in Japan and is a very special kind of sock that goes with their various thonged footwear!