When Were Thongs Invented?

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The thong was first used by cavewoman. It was used to secure baby's padding or woman's menses padding to the body. The thong was very popular in South America, particularly in Brazil, since the 1980s
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The origin of the thong is not certain. Fashion designer Rudi Gemreich may have invented the thong in 1974, but some say they appeared on the beaches of Brazil prior to that time.
The thong as a descendant of the loin cloth has been in use for many thousands of years. In 1939 it became a popular item for exotic dancers and as the years pass has also become acceptable swimwear. You can find more information here: en.wikipedia.org
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Well you see that girls wear yoga pants or yoga leggings. And when the guy stares at their bottoms they don't want them to see their underwear line. So they wear a thong and its more
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Rudi Gernreich is said to have invented the thong in the 1970's. It had to be a man of course. A woman would have never dreamed of something more skimpy and small!
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Historians trace thongs to the 1939 World's Fair when New York Mayor LaGuardia
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The modern thong is believed to be invented by a man named Rudi Gernreich back in 1974 in Brazil.
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