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10th Commandment: October 29

Friend: What’s a snood?

Belle: A computer game that demolishes the productivity and work ethic of college freshman, like brickbreaker does to Capitol Hill staffers.

Friend: No, not Snood.  A snood.

Belle: Oh, it’s another name for an infinity scarf.  I guess retailers decided that snood was a more attractive name for their product.  I’d love to have been a fly on the wall in that focus group.

Elected Official

Michael Stars Cozy Knit Eternity Scarf (Piperlime, $92)

Hill Staffer

 Handknit Cable Snood (Asos, $35)

Unpaid Intern

Open Knit Scarf (Forever21, $9)

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  1. hillybilly says:

    https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https://www.fantasycostume.net/renaissance/images/SNOOD_hat_806.jpg&imgrefurl=https://www.fantasycostume.net/renaissance/renaissancehats.html&h=500&w=533&sz=45&tbnid=y5y8OmgZNecrWM:&tbnh=124&tbnw=132&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dsnood%2Bhat&zoom=1&q=snood+hat&usg=__JsWmzd4PpZf41yfsUfZfw6pZvws=&sa=X&ei=xg7OTLSVBMTflgfkktzjCA&ved=0CCgQ9QEwAA

    This is the snood I'm familiar with. Interesting to learn that there are other accessories with same name..

    November 30, -0001/Reply
  2. hillybilly says:

    https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https://www.fantasycostume.net/renaissance/images/SNOOD_hat_806.jpg&imgrefurl=https://www.fantasycostume.net/renaissance/renaissancehats.html&h=500&w=533&sz=45&tbnid=y5y8OmgZNecrWM:&tbnh=124&tbnw=132&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dsnood%2Bhat&zoom=1&q=snood+hat&usg=__JsWmzd4PpZf41yfsUfZfw6pZvws=&sa=X&ei=xg7OTLSVBMTflgfkktzjCA&ved=0CCgQ9QEwAA

    This is the snood I'm familiar with. Interesting to learn that there are other accessories with same name..

    November 30, -0001/Reply
  3. a says:

    Yea, snoods are basically a net attached to a barette that you stuff your hair into. They are pretty prevalent in equestrian circles to help get your hair contained under your helmet.

    October 29, 2010/Reply
  4. BB says:

    The fashion world considers infinity scarves “snoods”, since you can pull one of the layers over your head like it's a hood. There was in article in the WSJ around this time last year about snoods and how they were supposed to be the “it” item for Christmas.

    That said, my sister was a horseback rider when she was younger, and we also referred to the barrette-with-hairnet device as a “snood”.

    October 29, 2010/Reply
  5. CapitolBites says:

    If I am not mistaken the name “snood” for an infinity scarf originated in Britain.

    October 29, 2010/Reply
  6. Nicole says:

    So I guess it rhymes with “hood” and not “mood,” correct?

    October 29, 2010/Reply
  7. Heather says:

    Snood makes me think Orthodox hair covering

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snood_%28headgear%29

    October 31, 2010/Reply
  8. hillybilly says:

    https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https://www.fantasycostume.net/renaissance/images/SNOOD_hat_806.jpg&imgrefurl=https://www.fantasycostume.net/renaissance/renaissancehats.html&h=500&w=533&sz=45&tbnid=y5y8OmgZNecrWM:&tbnh=124&tbnw=132&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dsnood%2Bhat&zoom=1&q=snood+hat&usg=__JsWmzd4PpZf41yfsUfZfw6pZvws=&sa=X&ei=xg7OTLSVBMTflgfkktzjCA&ved=0CCgQ9QEwAA

    This is the snood I'm familiar with. Interesting to learn that there are other accessories with same name..

    November 1, 2010/Reply