August 24, 2007

Button, buttons who's got the...

You learn something new every day.

Why do men's clothes button on one side, and women's on the other?

Because, way back when, men's buttons were positioned so they could easily unbutton with their left hand, leaving their right hand free to reach for their weapon.

Women's button were on the other side so that wealthy women's maids, who were mostly right-handed, could easily dress their mistresses.

Guns & Money.

From the Discovery Channel.

Posted by jackhodgson at August 24, 2007 08:41 PM