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Someone please explain this misnomer...
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Posted on Fri, Jun 09, 2006 14:46

I understand that we call a pair of socks a pair, because there are two separate units....

what I don't understand is why we call a pair of pants, a pair..
a few folks suggested it was because there were two legs...but, a shirt has two arms and we don't call it a pair of shirts.
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Posted on Sat, Jul 15, 2006 18:43

Chopperchick wrote: what I don't understand is why we call a pair of pants, a pair..


Come over here and slip them off so I can figer it out for ya.



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