Posted by The Captain on July 03, 2000 at 06:18:12:
In Reply to: What do they teach people in school these days... posted by The Captain on July 03, 2000 at 05:41:35:
: ...a fez is a red felt cylindrical brimless hat with a black tassel originally associated with Fez, Morocco, but generally associated with the Eastern Mediterranean (especially under the Turkish Empire).
There is historical precedent for Americans wearing fezes. During the Civil War several regiments, both North and South, dressed as zouaves.
It does not seem entirely suited for the remote Pacific. It is not suited for anywhere.
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