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Long underwear, also called long johns or thermal underwear, is a style of two- piece ... They were supposedly called long johns after a famous knife fighter who fought in long underwear. They were f...

World Wide Words: Long johns

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Feb 21, 2004 ... The term 'long johns' for long underwear is American army slang of World ... They are the winter underwear issued by the Army, and have the ...

History of Long Johns | WinterSilks

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Big John Sullivan, also called “The Boston Strong Boy,” made the first move: a blazing ... Thus creating “long johns” as the character's article of choice to wear.

long underclothing [called?] (long johns / thermal underwear / etc ...

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Mar 2, 2012 ... Long underwear or, more informally and what I use: long johns. ... They're also called thermal underwear, so I imagine you could say thermal ...

Cuddl Duds » Fun History of Long Johns

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Nov 25, 2014 ... Long Johns for women were first used to create a slimmer look. In the late 1800s, the ... However, being designed in wool, they did pose problematic. At times, the ... Did you know our logo is called the "huggie?"... base layer ...

The Serious Eats Doughnut Glossary | Serious Eats

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Long John: A long, almost rectangular, filled doughnut, often iced. .... In Houston, at my local Shipley's they called the filled, cylindrical donuts Long Johns.

Springfield-Greene County Library -- Bittersweet

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Today we classify all of it as long underwear, but they generally called their undergarments long handles or long johns. Men wore their long underwear every  ...

FATAL FOODIES: Eclairs vs. Long Johns

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Feb 25, 2014 ... Long Johns are usually filled with jelly, sugar cream or vanilla ... The name means "lightning," but nobody really knows why they're called that.

Everything You Need to Know About the Great American Doughnut ...

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May 28, 2015 ... From crullers to Long Johns, the seven fried-dough varieties that changed ... Doughnut shops across America, whether they're in Secaucus, ... Krondl surmises that the shape came from recipes that called for the dough to be ...

Do Americans and Europeans wear long johns in winter? - Quora

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As a Chinese,seriously, I wonder if Americans and Europeans wear long johns in winter? ... They've been upgraded with new materials that wick moisture from the skin, can be worn ... Longjohns are like gold to me only more practical in the cold; my mom had what is called a "union suit" one piece full body coverage; getting...

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Why are the cold weather underwear called "long johns"? Was the ...

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Dec 11, 2010 ... Why are the cold weather underwear called long johns Was the ... and their sea island cotton which have they have become renowned for ...

long johns vs. thermal underwear [California usage ...

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Jan 18, 2013 ... I was like "No, they are called "long johns." Do people in CA use "thermal underwear" for long johns? I would consider them different entities, ...

What are Long Johns? (with picture) - wiseGEEK

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Aug 19, 2016 ... Though first made in wool or rough cotton, they are now made in a variety of ... How two-piece long underwear began to be called long johns is ...