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Forget Pharoah: what about the fascinating fascinator?

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When American Pharoah won the Triple Crown, a lot of us┬áreached for our dictionaries as well as our superlatives. Yes, yes, we know, we know: his name is spelt wrong (or wrongly?). But that’s another story, and not the only interest Glossophilia has in horse-racing. There’s something else that fascinates us about the races, and that’s what the spectators wear on their heads: the fascinator. Continue reading