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#56393 - 02/12/02 01:20 PM The things you find  
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While googling around, I found this glossary of hat terms. Not to mention, the history of hats, manufacturing info, and more, more, more. Hats off to hatsuk.com.

http://www.hatsuk.com/hatsuk/hatsukhtml/bible/glossary.htm


#56394 - 02/12/02 02:21 PM Re: The things you find  
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The most famous large-scale manufacturer of men's hats in england used to advertise its wares with the phrase,
"If you want to get a head, get a hat!"

But what a peach of a site, sparteye - thanks for that link!


#56395 - 02/12/02 02:31 PM Re: The things you find  
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Since we're talking about interesting sites, here's one that I came across last week: http://www.capitals.com It has loads of information on all (or nearly all) of the countries of the world.

Thanks for the hat site, Sparteye. I liked the discussion of the mysterious "Punti" measurement in the Hat & Head Size section.


#56396 - 02/12/02 06:01 PM Re: The things you find  
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"If you want to get a head, get a hat!"

Should I be ashamed that I first read the name of the site as hat suk?


#56397 - 02/12/02 06:05 PM Re: The things you find  
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I first read the name of the site as hat suk

I read it the same way (and the pig got up...).

I think they should be abashed at not having thought of that.


#56398 - 02/12/02 06:29 PM Re: The things you find  
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I first read the name of the site as hat suk
I, too, said Cap't. Ahab, er, Dash, er...




#56399 - 02/12/02 07:06 PM Re: The things you find  
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When and why did hats fall out of fashion as an everyday item of a man's attire? In movies of (say) the 1940's, men routinely wear hats, but today they do not. How come?


#56400 - 02/12/02 07:48 PM Re: The things you find  
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it is said JFK is to blame.. he was the first president who went to inaugeration with out a hat. and is the first to generally not have a hat on in his photos.. but I think he is just the most evident example of a post war thing.. i don't remember my father owning a hat or cap.. and he was of the same age.. but aunts and my mother still wore hats ..(as did jackie o.)


#56401 - 02/12/02 08:02 PM .  
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#56402 - 02/12/02 11:34 PM Re: The things you find  
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When and why did hats fall out of fashion as an everyday item of a man's attire?

Alas, it appears that the ubiquitous baseball cap has usurped the proper hat's place, and the custom of men removing their headgear indoors has also vanished. I still do it, but I seem to be the only one.


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