A while ago, a friend and I were having a chat. She asked me how I put on my shoes and socks – specifically in what order. Thinking I was just doing something logical that everyone does, I replied:
Sock – shoe – sock – shoe
She agreed with me, but then pointed out that apparently we’re quite unusual. It appears most people put socks on first, and then shoes.
I googled it, and found that yep – we’re the odd ones. But isn’t it logical to do it our way? Why put your sock down if you’re just going to get it dirty on the floor? If you’ve already got that foot propped up putting on a sock, isn’t it more efficient to put the shoe on straight away as well? [...]