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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Nearly Snood?

Caught a snatch of conversation on the radio yesterday, and suddenly something occurred to me...

If a "snood" is a garment that's a combination of a "scarf" and a "hood", then why isn't it called a "Scood"?

Where does the N come from?

Anybody got any ideas? Julie? Bri? :D

1 comment:

Julie said...

Ah good question I will ask the expert!