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Happy National Hat Day!

Today is National Hat Day, a perfect day for me to share some of my very strong feelings about hats.

1) I always liked wearing other people's hats when I was a kid. Pictured above: me wearing a hat of one of my uncles.

2) I am annoyed that the folks who make hats for women (aka milliners, there's a new word for you) only make them for women with small heads. I am large-headed. (Please, no jokes about my ego. It's easily bruised).

3) I can't believe that some people are so vain about messing up their hair that they refuse to wear hats, even when the wind chill is 40 below. If they ever see a picture of a frostbitten earlobe, I think they'd mend their ways.

4) The ribbon or band that runs around the bottom of the torso of the hat is known as a puggaree in Britain. I believe that word needs to be expanded internationally. Or else it should be a band name. They could open for Mumford and Sons.
 


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