“Pajamas” was adapted from pai jamahs, a type of loose trousers worn by Muslims in India in the 1800s. The phrase is originally from the Persian paejamah, or “leg clothing.” In the 1600s, Indian-style lounge pants were also known as “mogul’s breeches.” (via @UselessEty)

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