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Old 02-20-2007, 03:30 PM   #1
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"That's a sock?"...
"You mean the kind you wear?" says a woman at church who sees me working on a sock this morning before Bible study started.

Is there another kind? I wanted to ask. But I didn't. I just thought it was a funny reaction, I guess most people can't remember that socks didn't always come from Target!!
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Old 02-20-2007, 03:34 PM   #2
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You should have said, "no - its the sock I use for straining peas!"
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Too funny! Who knew socks could be made with knitting needles instead of big machines in factories?
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Old 02-20-2007, 05:05 PM   #4
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what a weird reaction. It's true, I guess people forget that before machine-made clothes, there used to be hand-made ones!
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Old 02-20-2007, 05:16 PM   #5
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OMG, if I had a nickel for every time someone asked me why bother knitting socks when you can buy them anywhere...
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'No, it's a willy warmer/c*** sock/vibrator sock.'
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Old 02-20-2007, 07:19 PM   #7
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Old 02-20-2007, 07:26 PM   #8
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I have several incredibly rude and inappropriate responses to this, so I will just say that holding your tongue makes you a better person than me!
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Old 02-20-2007, 07:51 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Silver
OMG, if I had a nickel for every time someone asked me why bother knitting socks when you can buy them anywhere...
or, heres my favorite:

~person walks up to u while u're knitting~ "Do you like doing that?

err, no. this is teacher's idea of detention!
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