"I see," said the blind carpenter as he picked up his hammer and saw.saparris wrote:Swallowed like a postman’s sock
After a lot of walking, the postman's socks would be "swallowed" by his shoes (i.e., the socks would slide down into the shoes because of friction and gravity).
Basketball players have the same problem.
Thanks for the explanation. I guess they should wear OTCs, eh?