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50 inch knickers? That's nothing!

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Nick - Web Team Nick - Web Team | 10:26 UK time, Tuesday, 15 July 2008

In response to the post [50 inch knickers] from blogger Glyn Davies regarding the size of Queen Victoria's bloomers, we thought it would be helpful to point him in the direction of a film [Summer on the pond] made by website contributor, Joan Tapper, who mentions - and models - girls' underwear in the 1920s:

"...I'm wearing there navy blue knickers which you could get twice into them really! We used to tuck our dresses inside and they were used like a type of bathing costume."

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