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Mysteries of vernacular: Keister - Jessica Oreck and Rachael Teel

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Originally meaning a woven container, the word keister has roots all over the place. The devil’s tool box? Sure. A safe? That too. So, how did it become associated with the buttochs? Jessica Oreck and Rachael Teel get to the bottom of the word keister.

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  • Director Jessica Oreck
  • Producer Rachael Teel

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