Today I learned about Hetty Green, the Witch of Wall Street. Know as "the greatest miser", she was said never to turn on the heat or use hot water, wore one dress and undergarments until they worn out, didn't wash her hands and ate fifteen cents pies. Her son lost his leg after she refused to pay. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Het…
The dudou, an undergarment in ancient China, was known to be given by women to their lovers and subsequently worn as a sign of affection. speakingofchina.com/china…
In Sikhism, the five Ks are five items that Guru Gobind Singh commanded Khalsa Sikhs to wear at all times in 1699: Kesh (uncut hair), Kangha (a wooden comb for the hair), Kara (an iron bracelet), Kachera (100% cotton tieable undergarment), Kirpan (an iron dagger large enough to defend oneself) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Disneyland once had a character called β€œThe Wizard of Bras” who would lead you through a tour of ladies undergarments throughout history. yesterland.com/wizard.htm…
People employed in the manufacture of fireworks must wear cotton clothing, including undergarments. Synthetic clothing can create sparks capable of detonating fireworks. pbs.org/wgbh/nova/firewor…
The world's richest woman of the late 1800s was also Guiness' "Most Stingy Woman" - Refused to pay for medical treatment for her son resulting in his leg being amputated and wore undergarments without cleaning them until they became to worn. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Het…
In 1959, 9 seasoned XC-skiers were found dead in the Ural Mountains. 5 were found far from their abandoned, stocked tent in just their undergarments; the other 4 were found warmly clothed with traumatic, internal injuries. All had high levels of radiation; the case remains a mystery. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dya…
In the 18th century, women had pocket squares built into their undergarments and accessible through slits in their gowns. youtube.com/watch?v=UpnwW…
Rape trees are trees or bushes that mark where sexual assaults have occurred by arranging the victim's undergarments on or around the trees branches or on the ground en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rap…
One can buy beer with women's undergarments at the world's southernmost bar. slate.com/blogs/atlas_obs…
T-shirts were originally undergarments worn by US Navy to conceal their chest hairs. northshoreshirts.com/tshi…

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