By Bettsy Kingston
Apparently (according to Wikipedia!), the name was also applied to the pattern, despite no real connection between them.
By Preta Pawte
And while the polka fad has all but disappeared in most circles, the polka dot pattern has remained popular, and its name left intact over the years!
Also interesting to note, is that this happiest of patterns rarely appears in formal contexts, and is generally confined to more playful pursuits.
So get your giggles on, and lighten up with a bit of happy dottiness.
By Jetta's Nest