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No shirts, no shoes, no hats

Kudos to John Tuft for his Dec. 20 letter, “No hats at meals.” We have said the same thing so many times. It is not only the younger generation that has not been taught to take their hat off at meals. We see many retired military with their hats on at the table. Now, we know they’ve been “drilled” to take them off at meals, so why aren’t they still doing it?

My husband is retired military and his hat is off the minute he sits down. It really irritates him to look around and see how many hats are still being worn. We think restaurants should change their signs: “No shirt, no shoes, no service” to “No shirt, no shoes, no service and please remove your hat.”

Come on, gentlemen, you can learn to do this.

Karen Merritt



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