It's a joke because in English, to make fun of someone is to taunt and bully them, so it's like the Germans like to cause others pain, and yes they did wear them. And yes, someone drew Hitler at as a school teacher.
Skare, hasn't this year been warm for you? I just moved down near the American-Canada border not too far from your state and the snow was gone last month here, its been +17 C! Is it not as nice across the border?
It has been. This winter was a joke actually. Shoveled once. Although less than foot is considered "why bother" amounts. Amazing what a corolla will plow through with practice. We were well below averages this year. Typically where I'm at we get more snow than the infamous snow cities of Denver and Green Bay. This year we got out done by Texas