A sock is an item of clothing worn on the feet. The foot is among the heaviest producers of sweat in the body, as it is able to produce over 1 US pint (0.47 l) of perspiration per day. Socks help to absorb this sweat and draw it to areas where air can evaporate the perspiration. In cold environments, socks decrease the risk of frostbite. Its name is derived from the loose-fitting slipper, called a soccus in Latin, worn by Roman comic actors.
If you knew what polyester is made from - crude oil and cotton that needs large amounts of water and pesticides - you’d see why cheaper isn’t necessarily better. Polyester is also one of those inventions that has a half life in the years, and will probably still be hanging around when you cease to be. Estimating that the average person goes through about six to seven pairs of socks per year and multiply that by the number of years you will live, on average, well - that’s a lot … more