Today I learned of Patrick Tadina a 30yr Army veteran who was the longest continuously serving Ranger in Vietnam. Due to his completion & small size he could often pass as Vietcong while wearing pajamas & sandals to get within feet of the enemy. He earned two silver stars & 10 bronze stars, 7 with valor. stripes.com/news/patrick-…
People started wearing pajamas, originally spelled β€œpyjamas,” instead of nightgowns so they’d be prepared to run outside in public during World War I air raids in England. bbc.co.uk/programmes/arti…
Merry Clayton, the female singer who accompanied Mick Jagger in The Rolling Stones' iconic "Gimme Shelter," recorded her takes at 3AM while heavily pregnant in pajamas, and sang so intensely that the physical strain of the duet caused her to have a miscarriage upon returning home from the studio latimes.com/archives/la-x…
"sleepunders" are a thing. Kids arrive already in pajamas and do sleepover activities, but everyone leaves before bedtime. redshuttersblog.com/2015/…
The U.S. Embassy in Australia accidentally sent out an invitation to a "cat pajama-jam" featuring a photo of a cat dressed as the Sesame Street character Cookie Monster. npr.org/2018/10/16/657721…
A woman walked 10,000 miles by herself through Asia and Australia. She carried underwear, a pocketknife, antibiotics, tea-tree oil, a solar-powered charger, a beacon, a BlackBerry, a satellite phone, Crocs, a compass, an emergency stash of amphetamines, and pink pajamas. nytimes.com/2014/09/28/ma…
The phrase the β€œBees Knees” likely evolved around the 1920s along with the β€œcats pajamas,” the snake's hips", "the kipper's knickers" and "the sardine's whiskers" unlike the others though Bees actually do have Knees (go sciencefocus.com/nature/d…
Today I learned of Army pilot Phil Rasmussen, who on the morning of pearl harbor, strapped a .45 to his pajamas and took to the skies to engage Japanese zeroes. He barely managed to land his plane, which some accounts say had over 500 bullet holes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phi…
The voice actor that plays Pajama Sam is the same that plays Bobby Hill in King of the Hill and Ashley Spinelli in Recess - Pamela Adlon en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paj…
Pajamas Took Off Because Everybody Wanted To Look Their Best During Zeppelin Bombing Raids themodernrogue.com/articl…
In 2004, Mark Zuckerberg pranked Sequoia Capital by showing up to a pitch meeting in his pajamas and not letting them invest in Facebook. Ten years later, Sequoia made $3B+ when Facebook bought WhatsApp (of which they owned almost 20%) for $22B. cbinsights.com/research/b…
Today I learned of Paul Deschanel, French President in 1920 who fell off his presidential train in his pajamas during the night without anyone noticing. onthisday.com/articles/pr…
Akira Yasuda, the designer of Street Fighter II, showed up for an interview at Capcom in pajamas because it's the only thing he owned that had a collar, and without a portfolio because it was too good that his fans stole it. polygon.com/a/street-figh…
The founder of Humongous Entertainment, the video game company behind Pajama Sam, Putt-Putt, and Freddi Fish, was imprisoned for bank fraud. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/She…
The word Pajamas comes from The original pyjāmā are which were (and still are), lightweight trousers fitted with drawstring waistbands worn by Muslims in India and adopted by Europeans during East India Company rule in India. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paj…
Jeremy Soule, best known for composing the music of video games like The Elder Scrolls and Guild Wars, also composed the soundtracks for the Putt-Putt, Pajama Sam, Freddi Fish and Spy Fox series. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jer…
In 2010, Japanese welfare officials went to check on a 111-year old man, the family refused to let them see him. Returning with police, they found his mummified corpse still wearing pajamas. The man had died in 1980, but the family hid his death so they could continue to collect his pension. nydailynews.com/news/worl…
Kurt Cobain got married in pajamas hollywoodreporter.com/new…
There was a Mafia boss who for 30 years wandered Greenwich Village in his pajamas mumbling incoherently to himself, in an elaborate act to avoid prosecution. They called him the Oddfather. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vin…
For the song Gimme Shelter by the Rolling Stones, Merry Clayton was called in the middle of the night to record vocals, showed up pregnant, wearing pajamas, hair curlers, and recorded only a couple of takes. youtube.com/watch?v=ChONu…
When Nazi Germany had surrendered to the USSR. Rather than wait until morning to celebrate citizens took to the streets in pajamas The Party reached such a fever pitch that by the time Stalin addressed the nation 22 hours later the Soviets faced a new crisis: The entire country run out of vodka! mentalfloss.com/article/3…
After seeing actor Donald Glover dressed in Spider-man Pajamas, Writer Brian Micheal Bendis decided to write a new black character, Miles Morales, who would take up the mantle of Spider-man in the ultimate universe. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spi…
The WHO's Int'l Classification of Diseases manual has a code for dying from "exposure to ignition or melting of nightwear" (i.e., flammable pajamas) gawker.com/5472556/who-kn…
The composer of the Skyrim soundtrack also composed the Pajama Sam, Spy Fox, and Putt-Putt soundtracks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jer…
IKEA hosted a sleepover at their store in England. 100 winners were selected from the 100,000 people that signed up. They had to be over 25 and needed to follow a strict dress code which was pajamas-only. adage.com/article/global-…
The phrase "the dog's bollocks" means the same thing as "the cat's pajamas" glossophilia.org/?p=3009
At the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, city officials banned its citizens from wearing pajamas outside of their homes to improve public image to visitors. Even going as far as to enlist volunteer "Pajama Police". nytimes.com/2010/05/17/op…
You can still buy hybrid Footie Pajama / Halloween Costumes pajamacity.com/z-hallowee…
Kurt Cobain got married in his pajamas. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra…
One man made up the expressions "the cat's pajamas's," "dumbbell," "drugstore cowboy," "yes, we have no bananas," and "23 skidoo."

Plus ""for crying out loud," "as busy as a one-armed paperhanger," and lots more.

His name was Ted Dorgan. He was a sportswriter and a cartoonist. "W. J. Funk, of the Funk and Wagnall's dictionary company, placed Dorgan at the top of the list of the ten "most fecund makers of American slang."

In 1981, while he was on the Supreme Court, William Rehnquist was hospitalized for dependence on the sedative Placidyl. During a month-long detox, he hallucinated a CIA plot against him, saw his curtains changing configuration, and attempted to escape the hospital in his pajamas. washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn…
Kurt Cobain got married in green pajamas simply because he was "too lazy" to get dressed in a tux. ew.com/ew/article/0,,2744…
The voice of Bobby Hill is the same voice actor that provided voices for the kids computer game series "Pajama Sam." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pam…
Pamela Adlon (Californication, Louie) played the voice of Pajama Sam in the Pajama Sam games imdb.com/title/tt0462470/
The voice actor for Bobby from king of the hill was the same voice as pajama Sam en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pam…
You can attend a cuddle party where you get to cuddle with other adult strangers in pajamas or other comfy clothes. cuddleparty.com/about/
Leaving your laptop on your folded up pajamas leave them feeling all warm and cozy
"pajamas" are a piece of traditional Indian clothing - unrelated to sleeping - and that the word took on its contemporary meaning during British colonization en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/P…
Kurt Cobain got married to Courtney Love in his green pajamas because he was too lazy to put a tux on. hollywoodreporter.com/new…
The song Bananas in Pajamas was written by the nephew of children's author Enid Blyton en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ban…
Cartoonist Thomas Aloysius Dorgan coined or popularized: malarkey, hard-boiled, kibitzer, dumbbell, "for crying out loud", "cat's meow", "cat's pajamas", "as busy as a one-armed paperhanger" and "Yes, we have no bananas" irishcentral.com/news/-Jo…
The etymology of "Cat's Pajamas" en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ca…
April 18th is National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day nationalwearyourpajamasto…

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