Choose your color scheme:
The Vette Barn  
 
Go Back   The Vette Barn > Off Topic/Babes/Other > Off Topic

Off Topic Off Topic - General non-Corvette related discussion.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Share Thread Tools
Old 08-16-2019, 11:09am   #1
Mike Mercury
Chief Meat Gazer
Charter Member
Barn Stall Owner #98
Barn Raising II,III,IV
Points: 104,965, Level: 100
Activity: 52.8%
 
Mike Mercury's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ohio
Posts: 36,383
Thanks: 13,275
Thanked 23,329 Times in 8,973 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $5133269
Default with 13% saying they had worn the same pair for a week or more

Nearly half of Americans don’t change underwear daily, new survey says

https://www.nydailynews.com/news/nat...xqm-story.html

Nearly half of Americans have worn the same pair of underwear for two or more days, according to a survey by apparel maker Tommy John.

Out of 1,000 people responding to an informal poll conducted by the underwear maker, 45% admitted they had worn the same pair of undies for two or more days, with 13% saying they had worn the same pair for a week or more, Tommy John said.

“Conventional wisdom — and basic common sense — tells us that we should change our underwear every day, or at least wash them after every wear,” Tommy John said in its statement announcing the results. “But how many people actually follow this golden rule? After surveying 1,000 Americans, we found that this basic standard of underwear hygiene is definitely not universal.”

In a finding that did not surprise the company, Tommy John said men were 2.5 times as likely as women to wear unwashed underwear for a week or more. That’s 20% of men versus 8% of women.

Though perhaps not aesthetically pleasing, going a day or two with the same pair is not a health deal breaker, NYU microbiology and pathology professor Philip Tierno told Huffington Post last year. But he advised against wearing the same skivvies consecutively for longer than that.

The Tommy John survey also covered underwear replacement and found that 46% of respondents don’t follow the pervasive wisdom that recommends swapping out old for new every six months to a year. Not only that, but 38% of respondents did not know how long they’d had their underwear. Men and women scored equally on this one, Tommy John said.

Even that is not carved in stone, Tierno said.

“As long as they function properly and you wash them and the elastic is fine, and they fit fine, there’s no holes or fabric erosion, you can use them,” Tierno told HuffPo last year. “There’s no end period, except when it’s mechanically dysfunctional.”














Mike Mercury is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2019, 11:32am   #2
Cybercowboy
2016 Election Expert
Barn Stall Owner #64
Points: 50,584, Level: 100
Activity: 39.1%
 
Cybercowboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Joplin, MO
Posts: 18,208
Thanks: 997
Thanked 10,075 Times in 4,704 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $11380006
Default

There may have been a time where I had to wear the same pair more than once but I honestly can't remember any. How gross can you be to do that regularly?
Cybercowboy is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Cybercowboy For This Useful Post:
Old 08-16-2019, 11:52am   #3
snide
Barn Raising II,III
NCM Supporter '13
Bantayan Kids '17
Points: 98,234, Level: 100
Activity: 99.5%
 
snide's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: I could never live there.
Posts: 100,410
Thanks: 70,023
Thanked 16,475 Times in 8,211 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $110029447
Default

snide is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2019, 12:38pm   #4
Mike Mercury
Chief Meat Gazer
Charter Member
Barn Stall Owner #98
Barn Raising II,III,IV
Points: 104,965, Level: 100
Activity: 52.8%
 
Mike Mercury's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ohio
Posts: 36,383
Thanks: 13,275
Thanked 23,329 Times in 8,973 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $5133269
Default

Mike Mercury is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Mike Mercury For This Useful Post:
Old 08-16-2019, 3:11pm   #5
chinaski
A Real Barner
Points: 29,454, Level: 100
Activity: 6.7%
 
chinaski's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Earthquakeville
Posts: 8,341
Thanks: 2,351
Thanked 5,045 Times in 2,092 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $48134659
Default

I take a shower daily.

I wear fresh underwear and socks daily.

chinaski is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to chinaski For This Useful Post:
Old 08-16-2019, 10:36pm   #6
carlton_fritz
Barn Stall Owner #1991
Bantayan Kids '13
Points: 58,318, Level: 100
Activity: 36.1%
 
carlton_fritz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Brains and bewbs. The motherload.
Posts: 31,857
Thanks: 13,550
Thanked 4,740 Times in 2,822 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $48204177
Default

carlton_fritz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-17-2019, 12:04am   #7
boracayjohnny
A Real Barner
Points: 48,709, Level: 100
Activity: 28.6%
 
boracayjohnny's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Out back of Victory Over America Palace, Baghdad while throwing chicken bones.
Posts: 20,175
Thanks: 5,872
Thanked 8,051 Times in 3,902 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $1317070
Default

Even in shit holes around the world, I changed my underwear daily. I'm an Air Force guy, we never spent time in the boonies like some other folks in the military.
boracayjohnny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-17-2019, 3:35am   #8
Dan Dlabay
Bantayan Kids '13
Points: 17,994, Level: 92
Activity: 25.2%
 
Dan Dlabay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Kettering Ohio
Posts: 7,369
Thanks: 2,527
Thanked 3,448 Times in 1,766 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $874591
Default

Change every day.
Dan Dlabay is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

The Vette Barn > Off Topic/Babes/Other > Off Topic


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 8:25pm.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright © 2009 - 2020 The Vette Barn


Support the Barn:
 
Download the Mobile App;
 
Follow us on Facebook:

Become a Stall Owner

 

Apple iOS App        Google Android App

 

Visit our Facebook page