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No, nobody wears them, at least not in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Northern Germany, or France. I have only occasionally been further north so I can't vouch for Scandinavia but it's certainly not common in Western Europe generally. In those regions, most people don't wear anything particular to protect their ears throughout the winter, it's ...


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I'm not sure what temperature will be there, "Western Europe" could be anywhere from Iceland, or Norway, or south Italy or Spain, or maybe just the UK, France, Belgium, Netherlands... But no matter where, if it's regularly below freezing cold, I'm sure people outside for more than a few minutes would wear a hat of some sort (not counting high school kids ...


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In Germany, people occasionally wear earmuffs, but headbands and in particular "bobble hats" or similar ear-covering cloth hats are definitely more widespread. Still, it is mostly a personal preference, so some people never wear anything like that, while others always do as soon as it gets cold. (In other words, there is usually no time where everyone starts ...



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