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Old 12-06-2010, 02:57 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by hyperactive View Post
what I had wanted to ask: What exactly IS a dickie? I saw yours, but what is it used for, normally?

A dickie is something that you would typically wear underneath a sweater so that it looks like you are wearing a turtleneck or other shirt beneath your sweater when you're really not. I suppose it's for those who don't want the added warmth of actually wearing a turtleneck under their sweater but want the "look" it creates.

I don't think you really see people wearing them anymore. They're a little ridiculous if you ask me ... but to each his own I suppose!
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