10 alternative uses for pantyhose

Women's legs, wearing pantyhose
Women's legs, wearing pantyhose

Pantyhose -- the bane and blessing of women's fashion -- have been around for a long time. The nylon-and-spandex invention blossomed in the '60s, when miniskirts arrived and garters and stockings made their way to the specialty section of stores. In recent years, the lingerie staple has become a bit passé, as fashion has trended away from leg coverings -- other than slacks --- to a bare-legged look.

No matter, many women still are shackled to the perspiration-inducing, run-guaranteed clothing item, especially businesswomen, whose workplaces often forbid bare legs.

So, what to do with pantyhose after they've run -- you should excuse the expression -- their course?