Since we’re talking about jean pockets…have you ever wondered what those little jean pockets are for?
I used to assume that it was for change or…uh, thumbs. But nope! It’s for some ol’ timey stuff!
From Reader’s Digest:
The small pocket is actually called a watch pocket because it was originally intended as a safe place for men to store their pocket watches. It dates back to Levi’s first ever pair of jeans, which hit the market in 1879.
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So, what do people use those pockets for now that pocket watches aren’t common?