JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Pamula fasola tshoolent and bloomers #general


cecilia <myths@...>
 

Celia Male wrote:

Jake Goldstein wrote: "She may have realized that she had no fasola (beans) for
her tshoolent, so she ran out in her bloomers - the same bloomers she was going
to wear after opening her bakery."
[...] as for a bloomer that is the name for
an English loaf of bread. [...]
I gather >from http://www.yourdictionary.com/bloomer and
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/bloomer that in the plural it
is also the name of a mid-19C female outfit - long baggy trousers
gathered at the ankle with a short overskirt - named after Amelia J.
Bloomer.

Cecilia Nyleve

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