Strange pair horde thousands of socks

Published: 22nd January 2009

Strange pair horde thousands of socks
A pair of men from Southport have been the focus of a reflection by a local newspaper which remembers the interesting tale surrounding their unhealthy obsession with socks.

The Southport Visitor remembered the tale of two unnamed guys who used to trawl through bars looking for people and their socks, photographing the individuals and sealing their socks in sandwich bags for future reference.

After several years, the duo collected the hosiery en masse to the point where the house had an 18-inch thick carpet made of socks.

One officer told the paper: "It was like there had been an explosion in a sock factory and socks had blown all over the place. In my 25 years with the police I have never seen anything like it."

Although not as weirdly obsessed with footwear, former Spice Girl Mel B recently sang her praises for silly socks.

Spread the message with your feet with our Charity Socks

News brought to you by SockShop. Go On…Treat Your FeetADNFCR-1412-ID-18987769-ADNFCR

Strange pair horde thousands of socks - Latest Sock News at SockShop.co.uk- Go On Treat Your Feet with Socks & Tights
Sock Shop Branded Socks, Tights and Legwear. Buy For All Your Legwear Needs Home >
We accept PayPal and Amazon Payments
Chat
Help
Latest Socks & Tights News
Students get first taste of world of fashion
02nd June 2015

The great and good from the world of fashion have been gathering in London for a prestigious event ...

View More News

Got a question? Get instant answers:

  1. FREE DELIVERY

    International Delivery £1.50

  2. Same day dispatch before 5pm Mon-Fri

    UK Next Day available for £6

  3. Free UK Order Helpline

    Available 8am - 7pm, Mon - Fri