With winter right around the corner it’s time to break out all the winter clothing from the basement. Including your fun pom-pom hats and beanies! Which is today’s Mundane Mystery.
Why do winter hats have that pom-pom on top?
It’s not just for style and to look cute. Even though it does serve that purpose as well. These pom-poms actually had a real function at one point in history. French sailors used to wear hats with the pom-poms on them so they wouldn’t bang their head on the low ceilings of the ship and get hurt while out at sea when the waters got rough.
So if you plan on doing any winter boating this season make sure you pack your winter pom-pom hat.
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