[Ads-l]  squatchee

James Landau 00000c13e57d49b8-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Wed Feb 17 09:54:15 EST 2021

On  Tue, 16 Feb 2021 19:10:45  Zone  - 0500 Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>  asked:
<qipte>Why do most baseball type caps have a button on the top, what purpose does
it serve? That button actually has a name: It’s called a “squatchee” or
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According to various sports stories I have read over the years, the button is functional, not decorative.  It is the place to store your chewing gum between chews.
James Landau
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