17 January 2010

Fascinating Denim Fact #2

It's been a slow Sunday at MooBeeTees H.Q., so I thought it might be the perfect time to give you fascinating Denim Fact #2 (after all I did promise you I would!):

The word dungarees (usually plural) is one of the few mainstream English words to have come from Hindi, one of the major languages of India. The source word in Hindi is dungr, and refers to a type of coarse cloth.
Source: www.denverfabrics.com


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