By crossing your arms and then lifting your hands all the way up over your head, you make room for your shirt to slip right off. Girls tend to wear tighter shirts with little to no armpit room. What's Your Prom Dress Style? Girls, on the other hand, tend to cross their hands over their waist, grab the shirt from the bottom, and pull their top off from the bottom, like so:. There are even some people who don't take off their shirts either of these ways.
Nola. Age: 32.
If you tried the opposite way — lifting your hands over your head and tugging from the back of your neck — the shirt would get snagged under your armpits as you put your arms back down to try to pull it over your head.
Ariah. Age: 20.
Tumblr Figured Out Why Guys Take Their Shirts Off Differently Than Girls
I've got a few theories, as a cross-over shirt taker-offer myself. Maybe lifting their hands over their head requires less stretching of their inflexible limbs? By crossing your arms and then lifting your hands all the way up over your head, you make room for your shirt to slip right off. It's nothing to do with girls or boys specifically, but rather the cut of clothes each gender tends to wear. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below. I Googled this conundrum and found that one viral Tumblr post asked the very same question three years ago and went insanely viral with over , notes by Tumblr users who were similarly stumped with this shirt-removing revelation.