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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining Flannel. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is Flannel so important!

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Top 10 Flannel facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Eazy-E, former rapper and N.W.A member was not buried in a suit and tie, but instead a flannel shirt, jeans and a Compton cap, reminiscent of what he wore

  2. The ubiquitous, striped, cotton, flannel baby blankets that hospitals in North America use, all come from one company in Illinois. They have various other styles of the same blanket, but the striped version is cheapest and, therefore, most popular with hospitals.

  3. Cotton fibers are used in the manufacture of materials such as corduroy, velour, velvet, flannel and jersey. These materials are later used in textile industry for the production of T-shirts, underwear, jeans, towels and bed sheets.

  4. There are five categories of mallets for the timpani including hard, medium hard, soft, flannel, and wood (popular in the Baroque era).

  5. In the late 1800-1920s people believed that they could catch diseases including Cholera if the torso got to cold, so they would wear a 6 foot long knitted flannel belt under the clothes around the abdomen to prevent many diseases.

  6. When Eazy-E from the hip hop group NWA was buried, he was buried in a gold casket, and Instead of a suit and tie, he was dressed in a flannel shirt, jeans and had a Compton hat on.

  7. Batman's Treaty, in which Melbourne Australia was purchased from the Native's for various items including 4 flannel jackets, 150lbs of flour, and 62 pairs of scissors.

  8. Flannel Foot , a "gentleman" burglar who never used violence and who kept the police at bay for 20 years. He wore flannel socks and the tread left by these flummoxed the police

  9. Someone who wears flannel, has a beard, and balances old back-country ruggedness with trendy city life is a Lumbersexual.

  10. Before gas masks, soldiers used flannel pads soaked in various liquids to cover their mouths

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The British government bought Toronto from the First Nations group the Mississaugas, in 1787, for two thousand gun flints, two dozen brass kettles, ten dozen mirrors, two dozen laced hats, a bale of flannel, and ninety-six gallons of rum.

About the flannel moth caterpillar, found in south America, which has an uncanny resemblance to Donald Trump's hair and hence nicknamed as " the Donald trump caterpillar"

Most plaid, wool/cotton shirts are not flannels.

Men’s pajama bottoms have pockets! I’m a tall woman and opted to get a new pair of men’s flannel bottoms since women’s always tend to be too short. This should be standard in all pajama bottoms!

Candace Newmaker, who underwent attachment therapy and was suffocated to death during a rebirth process. She was trapped under a flannel sheet with 4 adults on top for her to escape out to simulate birth.

The ubiquitous striped, cotton, flannel baby blankets that hospitals in North America use, all come from one company in Illinois. They have various other styles of the same blanket, but the striped version is cheapest and, therefore, most popular with hospitals.

The difference between flannel and plaid