Literally, 'without trousers'. Typically, the radical and militant commoners of the French Revolution.
Fact of the Day
In 1621, a peer spent £3,000 on one day's meals.
Quote of the Day
"The English piously believe themselves to be a peaceful people; nobody else is of the same belief. "
On This Day
1660 Charles II marched into London and was restored to the throne after 11 years in exile.