25 11 12 - 13:53In school, they told us that pants were a Mongol invention that the West appropriated.
That idea faded almost instantly when the casts revealed that the victims were heavily clad, wrapped in cloaks and thick dresses, heads covered and some of them even in trousers. (Although I have never quite understood why those 19th Century historians were so certain that the garments people chose to wear in the middle of a volcanic eruption were a good guide to their usual day-to-day attire.) - BBC
If the Romans also invented peanut butter, I want my money back from the educational system.