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Things Others (Not Me) Have Accomplished While Wearing Socks

Things Others (Not Me) Have Accomplished While Wearing Socks by Mark Lyons SammySocks Etc. Blog - Comments and Observations from Someone Who Is a Retired Educator and Sammy’s Dad Image by Simon Steinberger from Pixabay      People (other than me) have accomplished many great things while wearing socks. Let us take a look at a few, shall we?      King John and the Signing of the Magna Carta – June 15, 1215 dawned a warm morning. King John of England had decided to go with his neon bright green flip flops to help ward off the upcoming heat of the day. One of his butlers, I believe it was Alfie, suggested that King John, aka “Softsword”, wear his more formal brown swayback...

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Famous Sock Wearers Down Through History

Famous Sock Wearers Down Through History by Mark Lyons SammySocks Etc. Blog - Comments and Observations from Someone Who Is a Retired Educator and Sammy’s Dad      People have worn socks for many years. Some of these people even wore the same pair every day for those many years. Phew-eee! I know, right? Amongst the multitude of people who have worn socks are some who are famous. What are the odds? Anyway, here is the short list. Aristotle, Plato, and Socrates – Each member of this sock wearing trio, also known as the Arouraios (Rat) Pack, is famous in his own right. But rumor has it, these three Greek philosophers had formed their own sock wearers club and had...

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10 Things You Can Do with a Pair of Socks Besides Wearing Them on Your Feet

10 Things You Can Do with a Pair of Socks Besides Wearing Them on Your Feet by Mark Lyons      SammySocks Etc. Blog - Comments and Observations from a Retired Educator and an E-Commerce Store Owner   Image by Nana Cola from Pixabay              Socks are great for wearing on your feet. But what about other uses for those socks. Hmmm! Substitute for mittens – As cooler weather approaches and you cannot find your trusty pair of mittens, try a pair of socks. They work simply fine in a pinch. Just make sure that if you took them off your feet to put on your hands, you get another pair of socks to put on your feet. You do not want...

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A Bit of a Ponder

A Bit of a Ponder by Mark Lyons      (Classrooms are beginning to return to a little bit of normalcy during this pandemic. This observation was made a few years ago when I was still teaching.)      Read on to find out more of "A Bit of a Ponder". 

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10 Reasons to Wear Socks (in my opinion)

     People wear socks for many different reasons. Here are my top ten reasons why people should wear socks. Please remember, this is just my opinion, but all others are wrong. #10 – To Keep Your Feet Warm – Nothing says love like ice cold feet suddenly up close and personal with someone’s back, thigh, calf, or any other part of the human anatomy. Right? Not! Cover those icicles with a pair of socks and the warmth will be appreciated and adored. #9 – To Provide a Deflecting Target for Cat Attacks – You are walking through your bedroom on your way to the bathroom when out of nowhere a streaking paw with outstretched claws slices across your foot!...

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