Raises an interesting point about clothing sizes and finding the right fit of affordable clothing in the USA, which, for me, is hit or miss. I have tremendous difficulty finding a tight fitting boxer short that functions properly without blouseyness or worse, pleats up front. S-M-L are meaningless lately.
Years ago my roommate's (str
boxers ended up in my laundry by mistake. These were boxers that he had gotten at one of those trashy, random TSHIRTS FOR $5 stores in Hollywood. And they fit me well. He was hot so I didn't mind that they were worn first. 8 years later, I can't find a better fitting boxer, even though I'm constantly looking. So I still buy my boxers from that store in Hollywood.
And no, to the trying on of underwear before the purchase. I have never done that.