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Maybe someone can give an explanation

Why are underpants classified as a pair of underpants when in fact there is only one item.

It's not like I can go into a clothes store and ask for a single underpant, even if I only had one leg or half a body.

What the f**k is that all about ?

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Google is your friend 😜

""the word pants is a plurale tantum. The Oxford English Dictionary defines plurale tantum, which is Latin for “plural only,” as a “noun which is used only in plural form, or which is used only in plural form in a particular sense or senses.” Bifurcated items (things that can be divided into two), such as pants, fall into this category. Think of items that are usually referred to in plural—often preceded by “pair of” or something similar, even when there is only one item: pliers, glasses, scissors, sunglasses, tweezers, etc. So, pants is a type of noun that is used only in its plural form, even when there is only one item being discussed."

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No idea, but i think you're a racist for even mentioning it.

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Thank you.

I can understand sun glasses because there are two lenses

I thought maybe.that originally there were two sides to under garments that could be worn seperatly 😄

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Presumably the same as a pair of scissors ...

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13 minutes ago, Steelers4Life said:

Got 2 leg holes, hence, a pair.

My underpants are full of holes

 

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I am sure there was a thread about this very topic on Pattaya Live once, just having that deja vu moment when I saw the topic title.

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7 hours ago, Nightcrawler said:

My underpants are full of holes

 

Especially around the area of the anus, often deliberately cut out by the owner.

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Black pants matter. 

Those honky white ones don't. 

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At my age a wet fart takes out a pair of underpant or underpants on a regular basis. 🙂

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44 minutes ago, Butch said:

Especially around the area of the anus, often deliberately cut out by the owner.

Are you speaking from experience?😃 

Surely, if one was that way inclined, they could simply wear them back to front?

Whilst it is fashionable for people to wear ripped jeans these days, I did question the gaping whole in the seat of your pants whilst wandering around Boystown. I am sure there was an innocent explanation for this 😆😆

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On 7/27/2020 at 12:22 AM, Nightcrawler said:

Are you speaking from experience?😃 

Surely, if one was that way inclined, they could simply wear them back to front?

Whilst it is fashionable for people to wear ripped jeans these days, I did question the gaping whole in the seat of your pants whilst wandering around Boystown. I am sure there was an innocent explanation for this 😆😆

 

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On 7/26/2020 at 4:27 PM, Steelers4Life said:

Got 2 leg holes, hence, a pair.

2 leg holes?

 Damn, that’s where I’ve been going wrong. 🤪

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My neighbour called the police to complain about me during the recent heatwave just because I was walking about the garden wearing only a pair of underpants!  I got charged even though I argued with the nice constable that I thought they made a lovely hat.

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