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“Deceiver, dissembler, your trousers are alight!”

by Bunk Five Hawks X ( 598 Comments › )
Filed under Christianity, History, Open thread, Religion at August 14th, 2021 - 4:07 am

The line in the title dates to 1810, is attributed to the Romantic poet William Blake, and is reputed to be the source of the children’s taunt “Liar, liar, pants on fire.” But that’s not what I want to talk about. I want to talk about pants and pantaloons in particular. (more…)