DID YOU KNOW…FUN FACTS ABOUT THE T-SHIRT

About 62% of Americans surveyed claim to own ten or more T-Shirts and 34% of those same Americans said white was their favorite T- shirt color

Hollywood stars John Wayne, Marion Brando and James Dean popularized the T-Shirt during the 1950’s

Named for the shape of its outline, the word T-Shirt first appeared in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary in the 1920’s

Cotton has been grown for 6000 + years, will absorb over 20 times its own weight in water and is  stronger when wet than dry

There are more than 35,000 cotton farms in the United States

2 billion T-Shirts are sold worldwide every year

Men own and wear more T-Shirts than women

In 1939 the first promotional T-Shirt was printed for the movie, “The Wizard of OZ”

It takes six miles of yarn to make on T-Shirt

T-Shirts made from recycled cotton prevent more than five billions tons of textile waste from entering landfills every year.

Several million T-Shirts are donated to the Salvation Army every year

The world’s biggest T-Shirt is 72.2m long and 48.7 wide, weights six tons and covers 3,516.25 square meters. 3516.25 square meters = 0.65709375 American Football Fields

The T-Shirt is the most popular outer garment in the entire world

China is the world’s largest producer of cotton

Plastisol Ink was in 1959

 

 

 

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