Interesting Word - Bikini

The bikini (a two piece swimming suit) was named after Bikini Atoll in the Marshall islands.

(Bikini Atoll is where the United States detonated an atomic bomb in 1946. The bikini was so named because of the ‘explosive’ effect the garment was expected to have.

Of course, people were scandalised by this, forgetting that the Romans had been sporting this fashion item in about 286 AD.)

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