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    Season's Greetings From The Boys From Marketing!

    Ok...if you say so.
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    Stetson 100

    Is it too big because you're 7 3/8 or is it a "big" 7 1/2?
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    What Hat Are You Wearing Today 1?

    No " ...lizard, Spock?"
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    What Was The Last Movie You Watched?

    I don't believe any of it was shot outside of the city limits Dysfunction Junction.
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    What Cap Are You Wearing Today?

    Thanks. All my sunglasses are prescription, or I don't drive.
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    Ask a question, get an answer

    First thing I found was a reference to the Itallian Griffon, a breed of dog. The I found this. <Google books> Maybe it will help as a starter. OTOH, Mayer and/or Daniele probably know more than everything you or I could find on the Interwebical.
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    What Cap Are You Wearing Today?

    Where did you get those glasses, Speed? Not the style for my crinkled face but very interesting!
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    Moons hat blowout sale vintage, modern & custom GREAT PRICES! 3/8 1/4 & 1/8

    Oh no! I know the rules on this! It's only tax deductible if (a) it's never worn for any other purpose and (b) it is not suitable for other purposes. (At least that's what I remember from my one tax class, as an undergraduate, way long time ago.) OTOH, if you have an auto and put advertising...
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    What Was The Last Movie You Watched?

    Grey Gardens ... a documentary that should have been promoted with the line "A movie to help you appreciate our own family, especially the members with whom we have no communication."
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    Patron Saint of Hatmakers

    You could hang out on the street with a cardboard sign saying "Will stop bothering you for hat money".
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    The Man Purse Aka. THE MURSE YES or NO ?

    You should see the bonespurs in my shoulders from decades of schlepping bags with shoulder straps through airports, into and out of cabs, down the street, on the bus, escalators, trains, elevators. But, would I trade for one of those silly, drag behind you, rolling bags Nope!
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    Terms Which Have Disappeared

    That's not the way I remember it. I remember something like ...hmmmm...looking it up...it was the Jew for one thing, the Eye-talian for something else ... can't find it, but as I think about it the discussion was something like this: Archie: Edith! Call the lawyers! Edith: What lawyers...
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    Patron Saint of Hatmakers

    Romans? Seems the Greeks knew something about pounding wool. I hear-tell the Scots know a bit about that, too. :) More seriously, the first time I saw felting was a in documentary re a Somewhere-i-Stan tribe that made felt by beating a pile of wool with long bats, several people in a circle...
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    Ask a question, get an answer

    Hmmm...mebbe people ordering hats from certain hatters should include in their contracts that any fondlers will be charged for the pleasure, with the monies collected split between the hatter and the buyer.
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    Ask a question, get an answer

    "Are you ready to avoid places of temptation, my son?" Father Don asked.