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That Women’s Fashion Accessory: Is It a “Brooch” or a “Broach”?

Posted by Michael McCauley on

Before Ben and I made the decision to start Brooches ’n Pins, I brought the subject up with a female co-worker. You might say I “broached” the topic by asking her a pretty simple question. Our conversation went something like this: Hey, have you ever worn a brooch? I thought it was called a broach. Nope, it’s brooch. I looked it up. Really? I’ve always said broach. That doesn’t seem right. My co-worker is kind of stubborn, but she reluctantly accepted my declaration that brooch is right and broach is wrong. But it turns out that we were both right!...

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