Monday, January 04, 2010

Terrible Towel

There sure were a lot of Steelers fans in attendance yesterday.

I was amused by the "Terrible Towels" they were whooping...

You see, the idea originated in Miami as the "Horrible Hankie"....it
was a concept that radio announcer started as a way to get the fans
involved in the game. He had them take out white handkerchiefs and
wave them around. It was en vogue as the Fins ran through the perfect
season, but died out just after.

And was later adopted by Pittsburgh, and naturally renamed and the
color changed to yellow.

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oooo, lets wave our hanky around and welcome our men back from the war.

so why dont they still use them now? its a bit girlish if you ask me

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Because its a bit girlish?