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Ever wondered why an athletic wear is called a jersey?

Ever wondered why an athletic wear is called a jersey?

With the EPL starting, many of you might have bought a jersey to support your team. It is intriguing how a mere piece of clothing stands for loyalty and values. Have you ever wondered why this piece of athletic clothing is called ‘jersey’? Time for some guesses! Jersey cattle? New Jersey, US? Well, you are partly correct with both the guesses as it named after a place, but not the popular Garden State, New Jersey. The name ‘Jersey’ is derived from the name of an island, off the French coast of Normandy (affiliated to the UK), whose natives have been...

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