Monday, December 7, 2009

Mamas- You Are NOT Crazy....

Have you ever had that discussion about where the matches to socks go... the sock fairy... the dryer eating your socks??? Well, I now know where the socks go....

Right there. That is THIRTY FOUR unmatched socks (and 1 lonely pair of underwear)! THIRTY FOUR! That means 34 times I have searched aimlessly for a match for a single sock!

Oh, where were they, you are asking? The repairman found them *somewhere* in my washing machine. Really? There is a hiding place where 34 socks and one pair of underwear can go undetected? Hmmm, why can't the pair go together? Why is it 34 single socks?

And, of course, I have since thrown away the other 34 when I could not find the match, so these are useless now. At least one of life's big questions has been answered for me.

4 comments:

  1. So the washer really does eat socks, and underwear.

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  2. I gave up and went with "closely matched" socks this weekend. Holding out hope that "that place" reveals itself in our house at some point.

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  3. These things really do happen. I feel SO vindicated.

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  4. Yes, the washing machine eats them! I had a repairman show me how that happened a few years ago and apparently during the spin/suction cycle tiny items can get suctioned into the top part and then just live in the machine...feeling lonely for their missing twin, I guess ;)

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