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Fisherman Chic Linked To Recent Eye-Gouging

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As you can see, the fishermen of Nazaré, Portugal traditionally donned checkered garb and long, wool hats (which could work double-duty as Christmas elves).

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Doesn’t he look like Santa’s long-lost lumberjack cousin?

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And tradition is not entirely lost to this day.

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