The miniskirt is named after the Mini Cooper and not the skirt's size. The designer, Mary Quant loved Mini Cooper cars and named the garment after them, saying that car and skirt were both "optimistic, exuberant, young, flirty," and complemented each other. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Min…
The Greek Junta (1967-74) banned strikes, labor unions, long hair on men, mini-skirts, the peace symbol, the Beatles, Sophocles, Tolstoy, Aeschylus, Socrates, Eugene Ionesco, Sartre, Chekhov, Mark Twain, Dostoyevsky, Samuel Beckett, free press, new math and the letter Z ahistoryofgreece.com/junt…
In 2006, 3 years after it stopped flying commercially the Concorde won a competition as the British publics favourite British design beating such contenders as : The Jaguar E-Type, the Verdana font, The London Underground map and the mini skirt. bbc.co.uk/pressoffice/pre…
In Kuwait during the 1960's and 70's most Kuwaiti women did not wear the hijab and at Kuwait University, mini skirts were more common than the hijab. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuw…
The Mini-skirt was named after its designer's favorite automobile the Mini (Wikipedia). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Min…
Nichelle Nichols did not dislike wearing Uhura's very short Starfleet uniform on 'Star Trek' (1966-1969). She later said, "I was wearing them on the street. What's wrong with wearing them on the air? I wore 'em on airplanes. It was the era of the miniskirt. Everybody wore miniskirts." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sta…

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