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Re: Washcloth=towel?

Posted by Word Camel on September 15, 2004

In Reply to: Re: Washcloth=towel? posted by Brian from Shawnee on September 15, 2004

: : : Hello
: : : Is it a "washcloth" a kind of towel but smaller in size?

: : : thanks a million

: : I thought it was a flannel.

: : DFG

: It's "washcloth" in the U.S.

Both are made with the same material as towels, so yes, a wash cloth is a small towel. I have yet to see a flannel made of flannel fabric however. Does anyone know if they ever were? It sounds like it would have been rather nice in that fabric.