Correspondent “J. M.” in the UK writes:

Dear HelyTimes,

A bit of etymology found on a browse through the OED that I thought might delight and enlighten your readers.  I found myself looking up the word “douche bag” after a

Thanks JM!  Here is his discovery:

1966   Observer20 Mar. (Colour Suppl.) 41/2   A few belts, a tweed beret and a douche bag were all that was left of Eva Braun’s envied wardrobe.

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