[Ads-l] squatchee

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Feb 17 07:09:34 EST 2021


Nice. Somebody get that guy to look into "gizmo."

JL

On Wed, Feb 17, 2021 at 12:22 AM Peter Reitan <pjreitan at hotmail.com> wrote:

> In depth discussion.
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> https://uni-watch.com/2015/11/18/squatchee-etymology-a-uni-watch-investigation/
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> Quora.com:
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> Why do most baseball type caps have a button on the top, what purpose does
> it serve? That button actually has a name: It=E2=80=99s called a
> =E2=80=9Cs=
> quatchee=E2=80=9D or
> =E2=80=9Csquatcho"....
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