We will be brief: your underwear habits should be your own business. But underwear company Tommy John decided to investigate 1,000 men and women to find out how long they were wearing their clothes before changing them. And when the results of were published on the site of the company some readers turned against the sharing of dirty laundry.
"Just over half of those surveyed say they change underwear every day," the company said. in a blog post. "Forty-five percent admitted wearing the same pair of underwear for at least two days, while 13% said they wore it for a week or more."
The worst offenders are mostly men. The survey showed that men are 2.5 times more likely than women to wear the same underwear for a week or more.
As a manufacturer of underwear, Tommy John wants you to buy large quantities of his products. For example, in a separate survey of 1,000 Americans, the company asked about how long Americans keep their underwear.
This is the much more boring part of the survey because really, do people write the date of purchase on their underwear? Who remembers these things?
The results show that Americans are rather thrifty: 46% of them have the same underwear for at least a year and 38% do not know how long they have been wearing it. This time, men and women were equal opportunity offenders.
Although the survey was a few weeks old, she began to take off on social media late in the week, pushing some people to specify their habits.
are nicknamed 'briefs & # 39; (for) a reason, "wrote a Twitter user." Because you're not supposed to wear or wear underwear for too long. That's also why I'm going to go bankrupt. "Wrote another:" I pray that no one I know wears the same underwear for several days in a row. "