A Short History Of the Pocket

Posted on October 24, 2012 by Poundy

A Short History Of the Pocket
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Where does the word Pocket come from? What is the worst city for PickPockets? Find out all you need to know about Pockets and more!

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  1. joan farry December 16, 2012 at 3:25 pm

    always looking for a bargain cos ime skint lol

  2. Griselda January 8, 2013 at 9:24 am

    “Lucy Locket lost her pocket
    Kitty Fisher found it…..” etc
    They were real poeple, young courtesans in London in 17th century. The word pocket was being used euphemistically, to describe how Lucy Locket fell out of favour with her royal patron the King, and then Kitty Fisher (aged about 13 or 14) took on her role – with all the financial benefits which came from that position.

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