Tuesday, January 07, 2014

This Is Not A Grandmother

It's absolutely arctic outside, which means we're pulling out the heavy artillery when it comes to winter gear.

It also means that people will refer to large, furry hats as "babushkas".

Let's stop the madness. Babushka means grandmother in Russian. No one wears a grandmother on their head. Large, furry hats, made popular by Soviet Russia, are called shapkas or ushankas. You can learn more about them here.