Thursday, November 12, 2009

All you needed to know about...


Interesting underwear facts:
*Married men change their underwear twice as often as single men.

*40% prefer Briefs, 25% prefer Boxer Briefs, 18% prefer Boxers, 10% prefer Boxers and 5% prefer thongs. come again, thongs??

*In 1935, the first men's briefs appeared. They had a Y-shaped front and overlapping fly. They were originally termed 'jockeys' because they offered a similar amount of support as jock straps.

*In 1925, Jacob Golomb, founder of Everlast, designed elastic-waist trunks to replace the leather-belted trunks then worn by boxers. They became known as 'boxer trunks' and were the original prototype for the modern men's boxers. eww sweaty leather!

*During the 1930s, companies began selling buttonless drawers fitted with an elastic waistband, which were the first true boxer shorts. The name is derived from the shorts worn by professional fighters.

*The loincloth is both the simplest and the most popular form of underwear. It was probably the first undergarment worn by human beings. eh? Do they sell loinclothes in BT's ?

who knew!

These facts also coincide with Brown Thomas running a Calvin Klein Men’s Underwear Promotion, The Ultimate Package, from today until Sunday 22nd November. Receive a complimentary pair when you purchase two pairs from the Calvin Klein men’s underwear collection in Brown Thomas and BT2 Grafton Street.

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