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  •  Considering the length of his (9+ / 0-)

    workday, they might be support hose.

    My mom used to live in India and she found out a trick that the flight attendants use - really good support hose. Not the cheap stuff they carry at supermarkets and drugstores, but the expensive kind you get at Macy's or, if you're really serious, at a medical supply store where nurses shop.

    My job takes me to a yearly conference that my company holds at huge convention centers. Since I'm on my feet all day, I bought some Hanes support hose. No kidding, it's way better than the supermarket brand! And they make it in different styles so it doesn't have to look like you're wearing nylons.

    "When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag, carrying a cross." - Sinclair Lewis

    by 1BQ on Fri Apr 16, 2010 at 02:27:26 PM PDT

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    •  That wouldn't surprise me either (4+ / 0-)
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      In fact, that's kind of what the tall socks are for: Reducing swelling around the ankles and generally supporting the heel and the calf.

      Government is not instituted for the good of the governor, but of the governed; and power is not an advantage, but a burden. -Algernon Sidney

      by James Robinson on Fri Apr 16, 2010 at 02:29:11 PM PDT

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