On January 28, 2016, I published this post on Quirk Books.
Quirky History: The Hatpin as a Lady’s Weapon of Choice
And you thought all this Pride and Prejudice and Zombies lady-fighter talk was just fiction. Hatpins were originally designed to be used in pairs to fasten a woman’s hat to her hair. But in the hands of a damsel in distress, a hatpin might just be the deadliest fashion accessory in history.
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In the words of my friend, the Australian, I shall return.