Words such as pyjamas, shampoo and thug are of Indian origin. Around 900 words part of the Oxford English Dictionary are of Indian origin. bbc.com/news/magazine-187…
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…
Today I learned of Australia's pyjama girl mystery: an unidentified murdered woman's body was on public exhibition in a vat of formalin many years for identification. Ten years later the husband confessed to killing her - he was once a waiter at the detective's regular restaurant who he had known many years en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin…
Instead of saying "the cat's pyjamas" or "the bee's knees", the French say "the baby Jesus in velvet shorts" thefrenchblog.com/2013/02…
Ang Mey was one of few female rulers in Cambodia's history. Installed on the Cambodian throne by the Vietnamese, all Cambodian women were ordered to wear Vietnamese-style pyjamas and the market sold only Vietnamese food en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ang…
The Bananas in Pyjamas were real life couple who have been together for the past 25 years. digitalspy.com/tv/reality…
In 2010 Spain held a siesta competition. It lasted 20 minutes and contestants were awarded points on the quality of their sleep, their positions, their snores and even for their pyjamas. cnn.com/2010/WORLD/europe…
The 1915 WW1 Zeppelin air raids by Germany led to British magazines suggesting women should wear pyjamas as "civilian armour" rather than nightgowns. This was the first time pyjamas (with pockets!) were marketed to women. bbc.co.uk/programmes/arti…
Winston Churchill, while a guest at a country house and in his pyjamas, commanded a team of men in combating a fire that had broken out. He later described the experience as 'great fun'. books.google.com/books?id…
There is a shark called a "pyjama shark" with stripes down his back. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyj…
Zambia's former 5 foot tall (corrupt) president spent millions of dollars on custom clothing. This included handmade, brass, monogrammed shoes with 2 inch heels. He also had handmade silk pyjamas. nytimes.com/2011/06/20/wo…
Americans wore long night shirts to bed until British colonies were settled in India and the two-piece "pyjama" suit was discovered and implemented into regular nightwear. sitnsleep.com/sleep-resou…
The Bananas In Pyjamas song was written by the nephew of children's author Enid Blyton en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
The chemise cagoule, was a heavy nightshirt worn by Catholic men and women during the Middle Ages in order to permit a husband to impregnate his wife without having more physical contact. The chemise cagoule covered all sexual areas, but left an opening for necessary contact. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
Pajamas Took Off Because Everybody Wanted To Look Their Best During Zeppelin Bombing Raids themodernrogue.com/articl…

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