Friday, July 23, 2010

10 Secrets About T-Shirt

Okay, finally we've got to post our other t-shit review on this blog. Hmmm same like the title we've post here, we'll discuss about the 10 t-shirt secrets that probably we don't know. What are they ??! Let's see !!

1. Cotton has been grown for over 6,000 years.
2. The word "t-shirt" first appeared in the Merriam-Webster dictionary in the 1920's. Two other best-selling books during the same time period were Farewell To Arms and The Great Gatsby.
3. That's a lot of dough for some t-shirts!
4. In 1939 the first promotional t-shirt was printed for the movie "The Wizard of Oz".
5. "Absorbent" cotton will retain 24-27 times its own weight in water and is stronger wet than when dry. Get you some of that polyester!
6. There are 35,000 cotton farms in the U.S. and 98% percent of cotton is grown in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
7. T-Shirts made from recycled cotton prevent over five billion tons of textile waste from entering landfills each year.
8. Top 5 Cotton Producing Countries (2009)
  1. China: 32 Million Bales
  2. India: 23.5 Million Bales
  3. United States: 12.4 Million Bales
  4. Pakistan: 9.8 Million Bales
  5. Brazil: 5.5 Million Bales
9. Annual Dollars Generated by Industry
  1. Cotton: $25Billion
  2. Candy: $17Billion
  3. Jewelry: $7Billion
  4. Music: $3Billion
10. t takes six miles of yarn to make one t-shirt.

And you know ??! It's S.E.C.R.E.T and we hope this info can be useful for you. And thanks to You Design It, that inform me about this thing. You can see more interesting info in You Design It here !

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