The other 60 percent likely fell into a black hole beneath the laundry room

Scientists have long assumed that about 40 percent of the universe’s socks were missing, never having been detected after the laundry was done about 13 billion years ago.

Now, nerds from France’s National Center of Scientific Research (CNRS) say they have been located at last.

The study, published Friday in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics, revealed the missing socks had fallen down into the three inch crack between the washer and the dryer.

“They were there the whole time,” said a French scientist, and the WH, as you know, are silent in French, so it sounded like this: “The ‘ole time.”

I love a good French accent, don’t you?

And boy this is a nice break from the election anxiety isn’t it? If you’re like me, you probably haven’t been wearing socks since mid-March anyway. But when the pandemic ends and we have to wash and get dressed again, we are going to have to find those suckers. Thank goodness for French astronomers, that’s all I have to say.

Anyhow, have a nice day.

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