Why do men and women's buttons do up differently?

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Found 5th Mar 2010
Men have buttons on the right side of their shirts and trousers, but women have them on the left. What's the reason for this?

One suggested reason is that women were dressed by a maid, who--being usually right-handed, and would be facing the blouse--required reversed buttons.














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is it easier to flop out the left nork when hubby wants bitty?
No idea.

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so your husband knows when he is wearing your trousers

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I feel sick ^^^^^^^

Its because men are always Right whereas women are not................

i was told that mens clothes button the way they do because of chainmail, most swords were held in the right hand so to stop the chance of a sword going between the buttons you always buttoned left over right...

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??? don't keep us in suspenders!

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??? don't keep us in suspenders!



Which side do they do up from ?
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