Why Is A Blanket Called A “Blanket”?
Keepin’ your blanket close by in this cold weather? Betcha never wondered where the term “blanket” came from, did ya? READ ON…..
The term “blanket” arose from the generalization of a specific fabric called Blanket fabric, a heavy woolen weave pioneered by Thomas Blanket (Blanquette), a weaver who lived in Bristol, England in the 14th century. NOW YOU KNOW!