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Pants – Mysteries of Vernacular

Where does the word ‘pants’ come from? The journey of this word throughout history begins with the 4th Century Roman Saint Pantaleon and is now used to refer to any clothing with two separate tubes that are meant to cover us up from the waist to the ankles or knees. Find out more in Jessica Oreck’s TED Ed: Mysteries of vernacular: Pants.

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