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Here is a list from mental floss.com some terms the origins of certain articles of clothing.

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Here is a list from mental floss.com some terms the origins of certain articles of clothing.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/6836199?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:54:59 +0000 TMN List 032017 Here is a list from mental floss.com some terms the origins of certain articles of clothing. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/6836199?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WSYR ABC 9 Syracuse when we throw on an old pair of jeans or dress up in a tux, we're not just wearing clothes. we're wearing toponyms, or words named after their places of origin. many common articles of clothing and general fashion terms have surprising geographic roots. in our list, from mental in our list, from mental floss.com we will look at some. jennifer: jerseys get their name from the largest of the channel islands off the coast of normandy. there, they knitted a close- fitting garment that, by the mid- 1850s, was morphing into the jerseys that athletes wear today. kate: the tucked-in necktie known as an ascot is named after a town outside london that has long hosted a prestigious annual horserace the royal family attends. jennifer: genoa, italy historically produced a sort of sturdy trousers the french called "genoese fustian," a twilled cloth. english slipped in by the 16th century and the phrase eventually shrunk into our everyday jeans by the early 1800s. dan: the modern bikini, introduced as le bikini by french designer louis reard in 1946, is named for bikini, an atoll in the marshall islands where the u.s. tested atomic bombs that same year.




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