Thursday 31 August 2023

Keep it under your hat.


 "Keep it under your hat" is just one of those phrases we trot out without giving it a second thought. I learnt recently that archers used to keep their spare bow strings under their hats to keep them dry. A wet bowstring was of absolutely no use to them.

Have a great weekend.

Arilx

8 comments:

  1. The bits of random knowledge that I learn from reading your blog!

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    1. There's hopefully many more to come. Arilx

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  2. Really enjoy reading your posts Arlix.

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words. Arilx

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  3. Apparently train stokers kept ther sandwich under their hat (true or false?) Sounds like a good story, but bowstrings I would believe.

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    1. It would make sense with all that coal dust around them. Arilx

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