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03-13-2003, 03:17 PM
Why Do they call a flea market a flea market.
03-13-2003, 04:23 PM
It's a direct translation from the French term marche aux puces. The fleas were thought to be in the goods, because they were of the kind to attract vermin. The earliest English use we have found dates from 1922.
03-13-2003, 04:25 PM
Welcome to the boardss, by the way. A good fisrt question.
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