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10 funny underwear facts

1. Married men change their underwear twice as often as single men.

Bras did not exist until 19132. Bras did not exist until 1913 when Mary Phelps Jacob tied two handkerchiefs together with ribbon. In 1928, Maidenform introduced modern cup sizes.

3. Italians wear red, Argentineans wear pink, and Brazilians wear brand new underwear on New Years Eve.

4. In 1935, the first men's briefs appeared. They had a Y-shaped front and overlapping fly on knitted drawers and came in both short and long styles.

5. The loincloth is both the simplest and the most popular form of underwear. It was probably the first undergarment worn by human beings.

6. The thong first gained popularity in Brazil, in the 1980s as a swimsuit style. By the 1990s, thong underwear became popular and today it is one of the fastest selling styles.

7. In 1991, the average bra size in the United States was 34B; today it's 36C.

8. Panty hose, which combined panties and hose into one garment, made their first appearance in 1959, invented by Glen Raven Mills of North Carolina. The company later introduced seamless panty hose in the 1965, spurred by the popularity of the miniskirt.

9. 41% of men prefer briefs while only 12% prefer boxers.

10. 37% of women prefer bikini while 17% prefer boyshorts.

Source: lilsurfergirl.com


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