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You're Supposed To Sleep Between the Fitted and Flat Sheets

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During my family trip to the US (post pending), I dropped my sibling off at college. As we were helping my sibling unpack, we got into an argument over how to make a bed. Typically I (and most college students) tuck the flat sheet over the fitted one, which seemed rather redundant since tucking in sheets is so annoying. When I saw my mum placing the flat sheet upside down, and she insisted on that, I was wondering what difference it made since you just sleet on top of it. A bit of arguing and thinking later the reason was blatantly obvious—you’re supposed to sleep between the flat sheet and the fitted sheet to protect the blanket or top duvet.

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Again, unless you’re in the military or hospitality, I don’t care what you do, but once I realized this it makes so much sense. It always felt strange when I would sleep at a hotel and I’d feel the lose sheet. I totally get it now. I need to learn some home economics since there’s a lot of domestic skills I don’t know.