Climbing Lane; Madiba shirt

Mark A. Mandel mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Fri Apr 30 14:41:40 UTC 2004

Lynne writes:


But 'Madiba shirt' is a type of shirt popularised by Mandela--a dress
shirt (buttons up, collar, long sleeves) in cotton (or similar) with a
colourful, dynamic print.  He wears them buttoned up to the neck.


"Nehru jacket" is a similar eponymy.

Mark A. Mandel, Research Administrator
Biomedical Information Extraction,
Linguistic Data ConsortiumUniversity of Pennsylvania

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