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January 06, 2006

Didja Ever Wonder...

...what happens to the champion t-shirts and hats for the team that doesn't win the big game? They're obviously already made, as the actual winner immediately dons its championship paraphrenalia; but what happens to the loser's almost-championship gear?

Slate answers the question. Part of the answer is obvious (some of that stuff gets shredded); part of it is also kind of obvious, but still nice to know (some of it gets donated to clothe poor folks in the third world; they don't know who won the 2005 Rose Bowl anyway).

Okay, it's not the most pressing question, but I did always sort of wonder. Slightly.


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