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Suspenders

Post 1

Madent

I understand that suspenders and the suspender belt are UK English terms. For the benefit of our American cousins, this is known as a garter belt and should not be confused with the suspenders sometimes worn by American gentlement to hold their socks up.

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Suspenders

Post 2

Cloviscat

Thanks!

Indeed, sock suspenders were in an earlier draft, but got lost along the way...why a garter belt when they are nothing to do with garters, I wonder? And isn't it odd that there is so much difference between our terminology for underclothes?

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