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A Complete Idiot’s Guide

A Complete Idiot’s Guide To Flannel

It’s a well-known fact that not all flannel is plaid, not all plaid is flannel and all flannel comes from the Great North American Flannimal. What’s not as well known is the fascinating history behind this largely independent beast. Sometimes called “the world’s oldest fashion victim,” flannimal populations have long suffered from poaching for their soft plaid, or crisscross patterned, fur.

A Complete Idiot's Guide To Brunch

If they ask you: “Are you here for brunch?” You are in the wrong restaurant. They should know there is no other earthly reason you would be up this early on a Sunday. People don’t shove themselves 18-deep inside a vestibule for breakfast; this is brunch.