Having used a bra for some decades, I thought I knew a bit about them. That was until I hit the Wikipedia page for bras, called Brassiere (T–H–L), which, incredibly, is perceived as one of Wikipedia’s best articles, and gets viewed 1200+ times a day.
As of this writing, the article looks like this. As I read it, my eyes just became larger, and larger … at the end they felt like the size of an LL-cup. The article is filled with statements about bras which make them sound like modern-day torture instruments, which women only wear because of social pressure or vanity.
Where to begin? Let’s start just at the introduction: “other research has shown that going braless may also eliminate pain,” it proclaims.
Really? Perusing the article, I find a section entitled Bra-free relief from pain, citing a hodgepodge of studies.
For instance: According