Faux leather

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 20 08:04:02 UTC 2013

No worse than sitting on a pleather couch on a hot summer day... The
trademark seems to have been lost somewhere along the way. I was talking
to a couple of people yesterday who mentioned it and I asked them to
spell it. I got "Nagahide". But, yes, "Naugahyde" was nasty stuff. Still is.


On 12/20/2013 1:34 AM, John Doe wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 8:57 PM, victor steinbok <aardvark66 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Nagahide
> Do you recall the Naugahyde shoes of the '60's? Wearing theng them was like
> wrapping your feet in a dozen layers of Saranwrap. There was once a huge
> nauga ranch in Naugatuck, Connecticut. It may still be in operation.
> Youneverknow.
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