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    • Join Date: May 2008
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    handkerchief

    Hello.



    What do you call a handkerchief informally?
    A hanky?
    A kerchief?

    Thank you.


    • Join Date: Jul 2009
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    Re: handkerchief

    Quote Originally Posted by Daruma View Post
    Hello.



    What do you call a handkerchief informally?
    A hanky?
    A kerchief?

    Thank you.
    Some people say "hanky" for "handkerchief".

    A kerchief is for women.

    kerchief: Definition from Answers.com


    • Join Date: Aug 2009
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    Re: handkerchief

    Hanky.

    Kerchief refers to cloth tied usually around the head ( or neck).

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