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Mysteries of vernacular: Pants - Jessica Oreck

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From 4th Century Roman Saint Pantaleon to the trousers we wear on our legs, Jessica Oreck details the story of the word ‘pants.'

Why would the commedia dell'arte merchant character have been from Venice?

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