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Tyson is a beer hound and cheese addict living in the beery metropolis paradise known as Manchester
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Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Cap in Hand

Want to learn how to alienate many of your clientele and attract unwanted publicity? Then try banning flat caps and refuse to serve the Daily Mirror’s Paul Routledge for wearing one. Yes, that’s what Pearsons in Chorley have done. Now some pubs do have restrictions on baseball caps etc for security reasons, but this flat cap ban seems to go above and beyond common reasoning and is only nurturing their business rivals. Bets are on for how long it lasts.

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Anonymous said...


Cooking Lager said...

Why would a flat cap be acceptable and a baseball cap not?

Anonymous said...

Well they wouldn't would they? its actually a ban on all caps which makes sense to me,

Anonymous said...

I have heard from a reliable source that in the 80's there was a pub in Wandsworth that had a sign "No hats".

zythophile said...

If they'd tried that in the 1930s they'd have had to bar most of the pub

Martyn Cornell

Paul Bailey said...

Cookie, baseball caps are yet another unwanted and unwelcome American import. Flat caps are a traditionally British form of atire, although I wouldn't be seen dead wearing one!

Tyson said...

I think the ban on baseball caps is based on the fact that they can make facial recognition on CCTV difficult.