Interesting Fact - Buttons

Have you ever wondered why men's clothes have buttons on the right while women's clothes have buttons on the left?

(Me neither, but when I read the reason, I thought, "Now that's interesting".

Seemingly when buttons were first used they were very expensive and worn primarily by the rich. Since most people are right-handed, it is easier to push buttons on the right through holes on the left.  However, wealthy women were dressed by maids, and so dressmakers put the buttons on the maid's right. That is where women's buttons have remained ever since.

Now where's my maid?)

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