How Did The Belt Win?

September 28, 2015

How Did the Belt Win?

How did belts beat suspenders in the holding-up-our-pants contest? It’s not because the organ-squeezing tourniquet is more comfortable, or even better at holding up our pants. The answer is partly about how cowboys and the Duke of Windsor made belts cool, and partly about how most of us accept conventional wisdom. Freakonomics explores the issue in a fun thirty-minute radio episode

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