|For Gold, or Lice?
||[Jun. 14th, 2005|06:27 pm]
|||||An underwear commercial||]|
The exact origin of underarm shaving in the U.S. is unclear, but some believe prostitutes in California during the gold rush were the first to take up the practice. They shaved their underarms to prove they had no body lice - a big problem in the Wild West.