Socks

Socks

Socks are a clothing worn on the feet. Socks are made of many different materials, cotton, wool, a nylon polyester, or spandex. The first socks were made from animal skins gathered up and tied around the ankles.

About Socks

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.

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