A suspected rhino poacher who illegally entered a national park in South Africa was trampled to death by an elephant then eaten by a pride of lions. His accomplices told the man's family they moved his body to a road & left the park. Park rangers said lions left only the man's skull & trousers. npr.org/2019/04/07/710840…
Catherine Zeta-Jones makes Michael Douglas (and every other man she plays golf with) drop his trousers when he misses a shot. Because paparazzi photographers are always around, she makes the men she bets against go into the bushes. A deal is a deal, she said. walesonline.co.uk/lifesty…
It was illegal for French women to wear trousers until 2013 bbc.co.uk/news/world-euro…
Lady Mary Wortley Montague noted in her "Embassy Letters" that Ottoman women "possessed legal property rights and protections that far surpassed the rights of Western women." Feminists started wearing Turkish trousers as symbol of emancipation en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ott…
An group of archaeologists have found trousersβ€”worn between 3K and 3.3K yrs agoβ€”in a tomb in W China. The trousers were invented for horse riding by Chinese pastoralists and are the oldest known examples of this kind of apparel. The trousers are formed from three separately woven pieces. gizmodo.com/these-3000-ye…
There's about 400,000 pounds of trash left by humans on the lunar surface. Astronauts that visited the moon left behind several items like urine bags, hammer, golf balls, trousers, javelin, boots, etc. on the moon. Open the link to check all trash left by humans on the moon. wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o…
Pants and trousers are called pairs because they used to be separate. As early as the 16th Century, you'd feed one leg in, tie the top around your waist and do the same with the other leg. The name stayed even when they started being made as a single item. britannica.com/story/why-…
North Korean authorities objected to the 2015 documentary "Under the Sun" after discovering that the film crew had smuggled unapproved footage. The camerawoma put the memory card in her trousers when she went to the toilet in order to keep the footage en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Und…
Serious mini golfers keep their balls in a sock tucked in their trousers to maintain temperature for smooth rolling bbc.co.uk/news/extra/zBjy…
In 1983 Giles Brindley, an accomplished British physician, is known for demonstrating an early Erectile Dysfunction drug by removing his trousers and encouraging the audience to inspect closely. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gil…
Today I learned about the "Battle of the Fly": in 1937 zippers replaced buttons on men's trousers as the superior idea in men's fashion. esquire.com/style/mens-fa…
Today I learned of a weird sport named Ferret-Legging. The objective is to put a live ferret down ones trousers and time how long you can keep it in there. Also known as Put 'em Down and Ferret-Down-Trousers, FDT for short, it seems to have been popular among coal miners in Yorkshire, England in the 70's. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fer…
While at the toilet, president Carter hit a secret "panic button" thinking it was a flush toilet button and Secret Service responded by bursting into the room while the president was still zipping up his trousers. articles.dailypress.com/1…
A man "walking oddly" in Baltimore in 1989 was stopped by police. He was found to have 21 live homing pigeons stuffed in his trousers. articles.latimes.com/1989…
Lenny Henry starred in an extremely uncanny valley Wallace and Gromit live action short in 1997 - "The Right Trousers" youtube.com/watch?v=-88_Y…
During the early 1930s farmers in New Zealand experienced exploding trousers. Later it turned out that these were due to the use of a government recommended weedkiller en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exp…
Contrary to common belief, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy, was not wearing a women's dress, but his gray frock coat, trousers, riding boots, and spurs when he was captured by Union soldiers. americanheritage.com/cont…
On the Ile de Re, in the south of France, donkeys are traditionally dressed in trousers to protect their legs from mosquitoes. amusingplanet.com/2016/12…
Women were not allowed to wear trousers on the US Senate floor until 1993 when two senators defied the ban. Later that year the rule was amended to allow women to wear trousers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tro…
Until the early 20th century, young boys wore dresses or gowns until around the age of 8, when they reached the age of breeching, an important rite of passage in the lives of small boys when they wore breeches or trousers for the first time. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bre…
Words which usually appear in plural form, such as trousers or scissors, are called Plurale Tantum. Though they generally only appear in the plural, singular forms exist in common phrases, like trouser press. A word that generally appears as singular is called a Singulare Tantum. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plu…
Early Romans thought that trousers were 'effeminate' -they much preferred their manlier tunics en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra…
In 1933 Marlene Dietrich was threatened with arrest in Paris for wearing pants, and that it was technically illegal for women to wear trousers there until 2013 cnn.com/style/article/mar…
During the 1904 Olympic Marathon, the winner drank brandy and rat poison, but was refused water. One competitor, wearing trousers and a long sleeve shirt, took a nap during the race, and finished in 4th. smithsonianmag.com/histor…
Starting in the 1820s gentlemen wore trousers so high-waisted that belts wouldn't work anymore, which gave birth to suspenders ties.com/blog/everything-…
While filming the "You left just when you were becoming interesting" scene in Last Crusade, neither Sean Connery nor Harrison Ford wore trousers youtu.be/RY_b0Jpl1fQ?t=1m…
If you were executed in 19th century England they cut you open and the public could walk by to have a look. The executioner also got to keep your trousers and stockings. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red…
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…
The French Revolution’s official executioner was a public sensationβ€”men’s street fashion adopted his uniform (striped trousers, three-cornered hat, and green overcoat) and women wore tiny guillotine-shaped earrings. theparisreview.org/blog/2…
In 1785, Jean-Pierre Blanchard and his co-pilot John Jeffries, completed the first crossing of the English Channel in a balloon. However, they landed in France with no trousers on, as on approach at the French coast they run out ballast and resorted to throwing their clothes overboard. stratocat.com.ar/artics/b…
The Velcro fastener was invented when a Swiss man named George de Mestral went for a walk in the woods and wondered if the burrs that clung to his trousers (and dog) could be turned into something useful. The answer, as we all know today, was yes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vel…
Today I learned of Amelia Bloomer, an American suffragette for whom bloomers (loose trousers tailored for women instead of dresses) were named, despite not inventing them and also discarding them for other female fashions of the day. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ame…
Merrill's Marauders was so wracked with dysentery during the siege of Myitkyina that they had to cut out the bottoms of their trousers so they can fire and relieve themselves at the same time en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos…
The guys who attempted to steal the British Crown Jewels flattened the Crown, cut the Scepter in two, and stuffed the Orb down the trousers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tho…
Today I learned of FΓ©lix Carbajal, a Cuban Olympic marathon runner in 1904, who ran in cut-off trousers, a long-sleeve shirt and a beret. He stopped to eat some apples, got stomach cramps, had a nap, then kept running, to place fourth. The winner, Thomas Hicks, used brandy and rat poison to assist his victory. smithsonianmag.com/histor…
Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser was drugged and robbed of his passport, wallet, suitcase and trousers in a motel in Memphis, Tennessee. He was quoted as saying "I wish I'd never heard of bloody Memphis." articles.latimes.com/1986…
In Paris there is a life-size bronze statue over the tomb of Victor Noir, a Parisian who died in a duel. There is a very noticeable protuberance in Noir's trousers; myth says that rubbing it will enhance fertility, bring a blissful sex life, or a husband within the year. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vic…
'dacking' is the action of "pulling down of a person's trousers or underwear" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deb…
Due to a zipper breaking, Olivia Newton-John had to be sewn into the trousers she wears in the last carnival scene of Grease. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gre…
[Golf] Craig Stadler lost 2nd place and $37,000 in the Andy William Open due to kneeling on a towel to save dirtying his trousers. Spectators alerted the tournament professionals that this was 'Building a Stance' by the letter of the law. myscorecard.com/blog/?p=3…
Some zippers (mostly those on trousers) lock themselves when their handle is folded down to prevent unintended opening en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zip…
There is sport called ferret-legging where contestants trap live ferrets in their trousers without underwear and last man standing wins. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fer…
At Abraham Lincoln's first presidential speech, when he saw a supporter in the crowd being attacked, Lincoln grabbed the assailant by his "neck and the seat of his trousers" and threw him. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/A…
Christopher Nolan decided long ago it was β€œa waste of energy to choose anew what to wear each day.” He now settles instead for a dark, narrow-lapeled jacket over a blue dress shirt with black trousers over sensible shoes to wear every day. nytimes.com/2014/11/02/ma…
'short pants' were worn until a boy was old enough to receive his first pair of real 'trousers'. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sho…
Women were not allowed to wear trousers on the floor of the US Senate until a rule change in 1993. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/W…
In 1986 Malcolm Fraser, the former Prime Minister of Australia, was found in the foyer of a seedy Memphis hotel, popular with prostitutes and drug dealers, wearing only a towel and looking for his trousers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mal…
Today I learned of NΓ‘brΓ³k: Icelandic 'necropants' that involved wearing the flayed skin of a man as trousers, which were supposedly capable of bringing the wearer an endless supply of money. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N%C…
During his first presidential speech, Abe Lincoln saw someone attack a supporter, so he grabbed him by the neck and trousers and threw him to the ground. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/A…
The bottom hole of men's dress shirts are horizontal, with the bottom hole sewn with a different thread color because of tradition, where it indicated a thicker reinforcing thread; usually tucked into your trousers, this reduces the likelihood it will come undone. manmadediy.com/users/chri…
The zipper on your trousers has a built-in lock to prevent it opening accidentally. Unless the "handle" is up it won't move. youtube.com/watch?v=FztgK…
An estimated 17,616 men went to the emergency room for "trouser zip injuries to the genitals" between 2002 and 2010. m.huffpost.com/us/entry/2…
During the California Gold Rush, a Bavarian immigrant started selling durable trousers to minors in what would become Levi's Strauss & Co. shmoop.com/california-gol…
The outdated US Navy's winter blue uniform used to be referred to by sailors as the "Johnny Cash" because the uniform's shirt, tie, and trousers are solid black. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uni…
Keith Moon and Vivian Stanshall went into a tailors' for a prank, fought over a pair of trousers, tore them in half just as a one-legged man came in and said "Just what I was looking for." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viv…
In November 17, 1800, France passed a law requiring the permission of local police to "dress like a man and wear trousers". It was not overturned until 200 years later. bbc.com/news/world-europe…
Ferret legging is a sport where some lucky gent places two pissed off ferrets in his trousers and let's them go at it. The world record is 5 hours and 26 minutes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fer…
The red stripe on Marines' trousers symbolizes the loss of officers in the battle of Chapultepec which ended when the marines took the castle from 6 mexican cadets in training from 13 to 19 years old. The last surviving wrapped the mexican flag around him and jumped from the highest tower. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
In 1943 Los Angeles city councilman Norris J. Nelson advocated an ordinance outlawing the wearing of "zoot suits" on the grounds that the high-waisted, wide-legged, tight-cuffed, pegged trousers favored by young Hispanic men had become a "public nuisance" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nor…
The Penguin Mascot for Linux, "Tux" was inspired by the penguin character in Nick Park's Creature Comfort and is also featured in Wallace and Gromit's The Wrong Trousers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tux
Ferret-legging is an endurance test or stunt in which ferrets are trapped in trousers worn by a participant en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fer…
In the 1970's, the government of Malawi explicitly denied entry to "'hippies' and men with long hair and flared trousers" books.google.com/books?id…
Russian army uniform consisted of a quilted jacket and quilted trousers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tel…
An English teenager from the Victorian era broke into Buckingham Palace repeatedly to stalk on the Queen and was caught with the Queen's underwear down his trousers. He ended up being deported to Australia. bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-1…
The term "bootlegging" originated during the American Civil War, when soldiers would sneak liquor into army camps by concealing pint bottles within their boots or beneath their trouser legs. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/R…
Women aren't legally allowed to wear trousers... in Paris. todayontoday.com/2011/08/…
In a famous illusion, "legless" Johnny Eck would chase after his legs (a midget concealed in special trousers) after being "sawed in half". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
There's a British physiologist who is most known for -- while giving a presentation on the treatment of erectile dysfunction at age 61 -- removing his trousers and showing/inviting the audience to inspect his chemically-induced erection en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gil…
Β΄Baggy TrousersΒ΄ by Madness was a response to Pink FloydΒ΄s Β΄Another Brick in the WallΒ΄ songfacts.com/detail.php?…
Prof. Brindley, who discovered the first effective medical therapy for erectile dysfunction (ED), demonstrated its effectiveness at a medical conference by injecting himself and then he "summarily dropped his trousers and shorts, revealing a long, thin, clearly erect penis." psysci.com/2013/04/
1930s farmers in New Zealand suffered from exploding trousers because of a weedkiller they were using. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exp…
...In 1978, there was a brief craze for transparent plastic trousers worn with leotards underneath. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/1…
During World War II the pioneers of penicillin smeared spores on their trousers to safeguard the batches from bomb damage powerhousemuseum.com/aust…
Ferret legging is an endurance test or stunt in which ferrets are trapped in trousers worn by a participant. The world record is 5 hours and 30 minutes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fer…
President Chester A. Arthur reportedly kept more than 80 pairs of trousers in his wardrobe and changed pants several times a day. His lavish lifestyle earned him the nickname "The Dude President." union.edu/N/DS/s.php?s=66…
The term "sidekick" was coined for the front side pocket of a pair of trousers known as the "kick" which was found to be the pocket safest from theft. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sid…
The term "sidekick" originally denoted a pickpocket's partner. The sidekick's job was to filch items from the "kick", or the front side pocket of a pair of trousers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sid…
Queens Elizabeth's cousin almost accidentally shot Churchill and Roosevelt whilst he was demonstrating his plans for a giant aircraft carrier made from ice. Luckily, he only shot the trousers of an admiral. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro…
There is a sport called Ferret legging in which male participants put live ferrets down their trousers. 'The sport is said to involve very little "native skill", simply an ability to "have your tool bitten and not care"' en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fer…
A sergeant was killed by his own men in WWI by having a grenade dropped down his trousers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra…
Lazzaro Spallanzani, an Italian scientist dressed frogs in taffeta trousers to investigate animal reproduction anthro.psu.edu/weiss_lab/…
Pockets were once worn separately inside of one's trousers. h2g2.com/approved_entry/A…
The first Tour de France winner cycled was wearing a white blazer with black trousers and wool socks. reviews.roadbikereview.co…

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