noun [lir-ee-pahyp] –
a hood with a long, hanging peak, worn originally by medieval academics and later adopted for general wear in the 14th and 15th centuries.

image source http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liripipe

In case you were looking for that special something for the upcoming Ren Faire season, you can purchase a hood with liripipe for yourself!  Behold! 

Methinks we doth bring these clothes back in fashion.  I could use a snood on those special hair days.

My 2012 Word: Logizomechanophobia 

Today’s #fmsphotoaday: THE VIEW FROM YOUR BED

This filter makes me sleepy.

Happy Saturday!  We’ve made it to the half-way mark!  Are you enjoying the a-to-z so far?

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  1. I’ve always wondered what those things were called. I probably knew a long time ago but dumped it out of my brain. It’s a cool fashion, so I would forge ahead and bring it back into high adoption :)

  2. So that’s what that thing is called. Thanks for the info. I’m having a really good time meeting so many other wonderful bloggers and stretching my brain. Happy blogging.

  3. I think I’ll pass on the hat, but love the name. I’m so glad it’s the half way mark. I’m doing Campnano at the same time so I’ll being fitted for a designer’s straight-jacket as I write this.

  4. I’ve often thought it would be fun to wear clothes from another time. I personally like the empire waist dresses of the Napoleonic Era. I think having to balance a Liripipe would make my neck hurt, or, it would make my neck stronger for having to keep up a constant balancing act!

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