1) Swatting annoying insects
2) Fanning yourself when it’s hot
3) Flagging down a neighbor
4) An egg basket (this one could get messy)
5) Shooing the chickens back into their coop
6) To scare away stray cats on the porch
7) Waving Hi or Good-bye
8) Smacking the behind of a horse for a faster ride
9) Throwing at your dog to keep him from getting on the picnic table, for the hot dogs
And last but my favorite
10) For Fanning the smoke detector when you forget to open the damper on the wood stove before you open the door.
What uses have you found for your hat?