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  •  they had rayon and nylon (1+ / 0-)
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    in 1924 and 1939 respectively.  More synthetics came quickly after.  Wool smells like wet sheep, not wet dogs - and allergies are prevented with a cotton lining.

    I get you don't like wool - but it was and is a great material - natural, breathable, renewable and tough.  It also doesn't melt onto people when it's on fire.

    And we sail and we sail and we never see land, just the rum in the bottle and a pipe in my hand...

    by Mortifyd on Sun Apr 28, 2013 at 07:57:31 PM PDT

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