Factoid: Pea coats
Thursday 23 October 2008, 11.20pm HKT
The all-time No. 1 winter jacket for white Americans is the pea coat. Originally worn by sailors in European navies, the pea coat symbolises notions of European, coastal and vintage – three favourite things of white Americans.
(http://stuffwhitepeoplelike.com, 02 Oct 2008)