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Word Socks

Inspired By Waugs' Well Dressed Feet
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After hearing that some manufacturers print their names across the bottom of socks for a bit of free advertising, I thought what a cute idea it might be to start a range of mix'n'match word socks, which can be read in different ways depending on which feet they're on, eg;

|I Love| |My Dog|

|It's You| |I Love|

|My Dog| |It Stinks|

|It Stinks| |It's You|


Could end up with some interesting combinations if you're getting dressed in a hurry!

Or for the customer focused executive;

|Your need| |Is my Primary Concern|
|A Sound Investment| |Is My Primary Concern|


Just be sure not to mix them with your weekend socks;

|Your Need| |It Stinks|
|My Dog| |Is My Primary Concern|

Put your feet up and express yourself!

Helium, Dec 03 2003

Jesus A Sound Investment http://www.shoesofthefisherman.com/
[calum, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]

"C'mere, there's more" http://www.clubsbon...ures/misc/socks.jpg
[calum, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]

can you turn the paperclip off? http://www.geocitie...b_wax/wordsocks.htm
[thumbwax, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]


       thanks to blissy:   

       [git your feet] [off the fecking sofa]
po, Dec 03 2003

       Somehow I thought the title was going to be Magnetic Fridge Poetry Socks, but whatever. +
DrCurry, Dec 03 2003

       [+] -- I'm all about this idea ... perhapse I can finally get some socks to appease 'ol [buddha_pest] <snicker>
Letsbuildafort, Dec 03 2003

       Told ya.
phoenix, Dec 03 2003

       pedant sox!
po, Dec 03 2003

       Aww nuts, I missed perhaps again ... I guess I'll take 4 or 5 pair ...
Letsbuildafort, Dec 03 2003

       thought sox was USian - just being POlite!
po, Dec 03 2003

       If your dog wore them, he would have an even wider range of expression, such as:   

       [I love] [My owner]
[Very much][I stink]
AO, Dec 03 2003

       Before you went into the description very far I thought that the socks would be matched by making the phrases make sence. Sort of like a quiz, on your socks. And you could tell how smart a person was by looking at the sides of there socks. But it still is a good idea. You scored a + bravo.
thelambs, Dec 03 2003

       I'm only wearing one sock and it says "run away".
Captain_Ignorant, Dec 03 2003

       |If you can read this| |I'm standing too close|
Worldgineer, Dec 03 2003

       [ Punchline on ] [ third sock ]
Detly, Dec 03 2003

       |trick or treat| |smell my feet|   

       Can't believe nobody said that yet.   

       For Christmas: |Dinner was messy, I have to do dishes| |Here are your fucking holiday wishes|   

       I was about to suggest Word Underwear, but I think this exists already. on both cheeks: |wide| |load| Such potential here. Expand the smart-ass t-shirt phenomenon to everything...it's...Wordwear!
Eugene, Dec 03 2003

       I'd prefer Letter Shoes for spontaneous, random words. When you're standing in line one day, you might just read:   

       \k/\i/ \s/\s/ \m/\e/   

       ....or something equallly as exciting!   

       \c/\r/ \o/\i/ \s/\s/ \a/\n/ \t/
not_only_but_also, Dec 04 2003

       After a bit of Wearin' and Tearin':   

thumbwax, Dec 04 2003

       Ask, and thou shalt receive. (Linky)
thumbwax, Dec 04 2003

       Make sure to use the same letter case throughout. +
waugsqueke, Dec 04 2003

       I love this idea! I usually don't wear socks (because rarely wear shoes that require socks- actually, I rarely wear real shoes) but this would be a nice excuse to start wearing socks.
Pericles, Dec 04 2003

       I absolutely love this idea. but soending even 5 seconds thinking of a combination for the day may be a bit too taxing for my little mind! +
nomadic_wonderer, Dec 04 2003

       And the shirt that reads: if you can read my socks I must be doing at LEAST 130mph
Letsbuildafort, Dec 04 2003

       RT, yeah, just be careful on polished floors.
po, Dec 04 2003

       I'm wondering why they have one that says "Washable". Oh wait, is that not a comma?
krelnik, Dec 04 2003

       I don't think the link bakes these, Burns, as the heart of the idea lies in the combinations one gets on the footbottoms when mixing up the socks.
waugsqueke, Dec 04 2003

       But think of the hilarity of wearing the wrong flip-flop to church!
[Satan] [loves you]
Overpanic, Dec 13 2003


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