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What country do jumpers come from?

What country do jumpers come from?

In australia a pullover made from wool is often colloquially called a jumper. It is an old expression referring to sheep who jump. The wool of course comes from sheep. So ‘jumper’.

What do the British call a jumper?

In British English, the term jumper describes what is called a sweater in American English. Also, in more formal British usage, a distinction is made between a pinafore dress and a pinafore. The latter, though a related garment, has an open back and is worn as an apron.

What does jumper mean in Australia?

Following on from a recent question, in Australia we have the word jumper for a knitted long-sleeved garment, typically woollen and long-sleeved.

Do Aran jumpers come from Scotland?

The put a lot of effort into farming and fishing and knitting for the ladies. The people of the Aran Islands decided to bring over some Scottish fishermen to teach the Islanders a few things, they also brought some Scottish ladies who showed how to knit sweaters for a living.

What do Aussies call a jumper?

A jumper is a kangaroo.

Is jumper an Australian word?

Australian slang, known as ‘Strine’, is a way of using certain words and phrases that have become iconic to Australians….Aussie Slang.

Phrase/term Meaning
Jumper sweater
Knock something to criticise something
Lamingtons sponge cakes coated in chocolate and grated coconut

Why do fishermen wear Aran jumpers?

On the Aran islands, sweater patterns were zealously guarded, kept within the same clan throughout generations. These Aran sweaters were often used to help identify bodies of fishermen washed up on the beach following an accident at sea.

Are Aran jumpers Irish or Scottish?

The Aran jumper (Irish: Geansaí Árann) is a style of jumper that takes its name from the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland.

What kind of jumpers are best for the country?

Rugby jumpers are for those weekends in the country. They’re perfect for the city too because you can wear them with anything. This is a staple garment for your wardrobe that’s comfortable and easy to wear. The classic R.M. William Rugby can offer you warmth and comfort on those brisk summery mornings.

What kind of material are computer jumpers made of?

The “jumpers” used in computers and other electronics are typically made from copper, and typically covered with non-conductive plastic. Q: What are jumpers made from?

What’s the difference between a sweater and a jumper?

Oxford University states that in British usage sweaters are always pulled over the head and jumpers are not necessarily, whereas most or all other British dictionaries disagree and say that sweaters are not necessarily pullovers or even say that jumpers are always pullovers, i.e. never open in front.