The Politics of Pipe Shapes

Somewhat related to the post immediately before this and the one coming on Monday (probably immediately after)…

So, I collect pipes – smoking pipes. Tobacco smoking pipes. Also, I use them.

One of my favorites is one that I picked up at an antique store in Berlin, MD. It’s a shape commonly known as an Oom Paul.

Well, today I came across this video post on a channel that I subscribe to on YouTube:

Well, crap. I guess my pipe is now a Hungarian.

Paul Kruger really was a bastage.

Here’s a link to the article talked about in the video, and to the Wikipedia page about him.