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Colonial Expressions: Why Do We Say That? Episode 7: Dressed to the Nines

In this video short, Candiss Cowan explains why places in your home are called the "powder room," the "linen closet," and the "medicine chest" as well as why the back of your car is referred to as the "trunk."
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In this video short, learn about women’s fashion and how the expressions “dressed to the nines” and “the whole nine nards” came about.

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