History of words and phrases
Dungarees: This word came from the name of the cloth, in Hindi, of the very thick cotton cloth used for tents and sails in India.
Beat around the bush: To approach a subject/matter in a roundabout way, indirectly. From a term used in bird hunting.
Bandanna: In Hindi Sanskrit it means to tie. The word came from India and referred to a triangular scarf worn around the head or neck by English aristocracy in India.