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#3399 - 06/12/00 02:56 PM Re: Gimlet
David108 Offline
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When I saw the word in that context, I was immediately reminded of a hat that used to be known as a "Pork Pie", because of its resemblance. I'm sure that there is a connection, just can't find it.

I'll keep looking!


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#3400 - 06/13/00 12:21 AM Re: Gimlet
Bingley Offline
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I can visualise a hat looking like a pork pie, but a hat looking like a gimlet doesn't sound right. I've always thought of a gimlet as looking something like a giant needle, but I must admit I've never actually seen one as far as I know, not being a cobbler.

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