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Old 29 November 2008, 04:27 AM
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Goldfish Fish hooks on caps/hats

Comment: I have seen the fish hook on ball caps for years, ever since I
was a kid. I have heard many different symbolic reasons for it, from
racist and white power, that you like fishing, that it is a trophy for a
fish caught,that you are a redneck, or even a good luck charm. Could you
verify if any one of these is true
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Old 29 November 2008, 04:48 AM
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My grandfather used to do this, but for him it was just a handy place to keep his favorite lures so they would not get lost in the general jumble in the tacklebox, or spares for worms and grubs.
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Old 19 December 2008, 04:33 PM
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It means you're gonna die in a helicopter (M*A*S*H colonels only).
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