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this is pretty simple. Waterproof (for
washing) earphone speakers concealed in
the rim of a toque. the cord comes out the
back and plugs into whatever you'd like it
to. created out of vexation that my
headphones don't fit snug and
compromise the warth of my toque when I
listen to music
in cold weather, and
out of voodoo721's excellent idea. see
hoodie cd player
the idea that was sort of the catalyst for this one [schematics, Jan 18 2005]
"Tuque: In Canada, a tuque is a knitted woollen cap. It rhymes with kook" [robinism, Jan 18 2005]
Get yourself a pair of these
and wear them over the hat. They will also keep your ears warm. [calum, Jan 18 2005]
The Yarmulke Bra
Having looked up Yarmulke, I was going to put in an explanatory link. This is better. [wagster, Jan 18 2005]
||Do you do a lot of outdoor cooking in cold weather?
||cooking? well sometimes, but what does
that have to do with anything? I'm
||Well, I've not seen the term "toque" applied to much besides those tall, white, vaquely mushroom-shaped hats that chefs wear.
||I know that some old-style women's hats, usually white also, were called toques but that use is fairly obsolete.
||Also, the expression "warth" is not one I've ever encountered however from the context I assume it is somewhat equivalent to "insulation" or "insulative quality."
||As I understand it, toques are shaped
like bowls upside down, folded over at
the bottom. I think they're called
beanies in the states. Cat burgulars
wear them. sometimes they have a
stupid looking bobble on them. usually
cat burgulars forgo the stupid bobble.
||Ah, a stocking cap! (I think of beanies as being a hat shaped like a yarmulke only a bit bigger).
||This kind of "toque" is a canadian thing. (see link)
||they're called ear buds...
||matter of preference. I hate ear buds.
they never seem to sit right, and the
past couple times I've worn them in a
toque it drives the bud painfully into my
ear. (personally, I've never heard the
chef's hat called a toque, but oh well)