Which turned out to be a bit of a bad move.
Because now people are suggesting different kinds of hats for Ashdown to eat.
And not all of them are very nice...
See what I mean?
This guy's wife made a tiny hat out of marzipan for Ashdown to eat.
This one is just too large.
At least this one has food on it.
Moral of the story: Don't threaten to eat hats you don't have!
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