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For the sixth word of Christmas
my true love gave to me …

Six pairs of jeggings
An oilpocalypse
Four spot-fixing scandals
Three election worms
Two pineberries
And an earsplitting vuvuzela

People over a certain age who once enjoyed the comfort and fit of leggings might this year have been pleased to see their 21st century rebirth in the form of jeggings, close fitting, stretchy trousers with styling and fabric akin to denim jeans. Variations on the same theme include treggings, a cross between leggings and trousers, and a version for the boys dubbed meggings.

If you can’t wait for tomorrow’s word, take a look at the full BuzzWord article.

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