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Congratulations, It’s a Beanie!


Of course this is not about somebody who gave birth to a beanie but about some facts about the beanies from way back. A beanie hat is a small, round head cover that fits closely and is often made of soft fabrics, sometimes a crochet.

“Bean” is a jargon meaning “head” back in the 1900’s when college freshmen at the time wore the early form of beanies during fraternity initiations. The said hats were also worn by workers …