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


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

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  • You have 2 cheeks. :)

    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.

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

  • think of the boobs as a twofer

    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

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

  • and two legs

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

  • Bra IS singular and panties IS plural!

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

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