Scientists answer why we lose our socks all the time

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Scientists Answer Why We Lose Our Socks All The Time

It's one of life's greatest mysteries!

A team of scientists may have finally developed a formula to solve why we lose our socks in the wash all the time.

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A leading British psychologist and statistician came up with the 'Sock Loss Index,' which takes into account factors like laundry size, number of people in the house, and how many socks we put in the wash.

They surveyed over 2,000 people, willing to air their dirty laundry, in a study commissioned by Samsung.

They found the larger the wash, the more likely were are to lose socks, and we're also more likely to lose them if we don't care to do our laundry in the first place.

The results also showed men are more likely to lose their socks and that people lose more than 15 socks a year, costing the average person just over $3,600 over a lifetime.

Now if someone could only figure out where all of those missing socks go!

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