Interesting Facts With Explanations
Why do men's clothes have buttons on the right while women's clothes have
buttons on the left?
When buttons were invented, 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. Because wealthy women were dressed by maids,
dressmakers put the buttons on the maid's right! And that's where women's
buttons have remained since.
Why do ships and aircraft use 'mayday' as their call for help?