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Why is 'bra' singular and 'panties' plural?

 
Crafty26

Asked by Crafty26 at 10:31 PM on Jan. 1, 2013 in Beauty & Style

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Answers (6)
  • You have 2 cheeks. :)
    PMSMom10

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 10:41 PM on Jan. 1, 2013

  • Bra is short for Brassiere and thus shortens to Bra, singular.
    Panties derive from the word pantaloons, which in turn was shortened to pants. Hense the plural.
    PMSMom10

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 10:37 PM on Jan. 1, 2013

  • think of the boobs as a twofer
    jeanclaudia

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 10:39 PM on Jan. 1, 2013

  • but I have two boobs and one ass.... still doesn't make sense!!! LOL
    Crafty26

    Comment by Crafty26 (original poster) at 10:38 PM on Jan. 1, 2013

  • and two legs
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 12:29 AM on Jan. 2, 2013

  • Bra IS singular and panties IS plural!
    lizzybee44

    Answer by lizzybee44 at 12:36 PM on Jan. 16, 2013

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