Sunday, October 17, 2010


A word that gets thrown around a lot on Monty Python is "knickers." A good example is the lingerie shop robbery sketch:

The context is usually revolving around ladies, so it may seem obvious, but let's assume it's not and define it. What are knickers? Knickers are a British word for ladies' underwear, what Americans call panties. "Knickers" sounds naughtier.