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May 13th 2014 at 2:45:38 PM •••

Does it count if the tights only go to the knee, or is that more of a case of modesty shorts?

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Oct 18th 2019 at 5:39:34 AM •••

I believe that is a case of Modesty Shorts if the tights only go to the knee, but that is just my opinion.

Jul 29th 2011 at 1:21:58 PM •••

RE: Divided by a Common Language

In my dialect of American English, tights and pantyhose are synonyms. At least, that's what the younger ladies call them. My mom used to say "pantyhose," but she picked up my sister's usage of "tights."

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Oct 18th 2019 at 5:24:23 AM •••

I was about to ask - why the distinction, If \"tights\" and \"pantyhose\" are British and American English words for exactly the same thing? So those really thick winter things, sixty or eighty denier, are \"tights\" to Americans?

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