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: all together or as a whole
The term en masse has appeared in 188 articles on NYTimes.com in the past year, including on March 4 in “How Scarves Became a Staple in Soccer Culture” by Alexis Benveniste:
Colorful scarves are prominent in soccer culture, especially in Europe. They most likely began appearing in the soccer world in the early 1930s, Peter Holme, a curator at the National Football Museum in Manchester, England, told The Times. But it wasn’t until the 1970s that scarf-wearing became a widespread feature at games, Guy Oliver, FIFA’s football historian, said.
… Photographs show that soccer scarves were first worn in Britain in the interwar period, Mr. Oliver said, but fans have always been eager to identify with their favorite teams. The main impetus for wearing scarves en masse “would appear to be the shift in popular culture that happened in the 1960s,” Mr. Oliver added.
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