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"There was a time when one old eccentric guy with a notebook could do something important to science. Now even the resources of a major university are often not enough."
- Jerry Pournelle

Onionskin Transparent Jeans  
  See-through pants.  

We wended our way through a half-kilometer of racks and hit upon the Onionskin outlet... Women, tired and aggrieved, were plowing through the brand's signature transparent jeans, hanging like rigid, empty skins in the center of the Retail space.
From Super Sad True Love Story, by Gary Shteyngart.
Published by Thorndike Press in 2011
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See also the variably-transparent plastirobe from Philip K. Dick's 1954 short story Sales Pitch.

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