Talk:Windbreaker

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no Mahmoud reference? --AnY FOUR! 20:04, 16 October 2007 (UTC)

There are several overlapping articles here - Cagoule, Windpants, Sweatpants, Windbreaker all cover similar areas (in some cases directly repeating significant pieces of text). I've combined all Windpants / Overtrousers / etc material on this page (i.e. clothing designed for use as an outer layer over other clothing), and tried to rationalise the material a bit. It may also be worth combining this page with Cagoule_(raincoat), althouh Cagoules are arguably a specialised version of a Windbreaker - for the time being I have added a link under 'see also'. Curran2 (talk) 22:33, 25 January 2009 (UTC)

Nomenclature[edit]

I'm a UK resident and I don't think I've ever heard the phrase "windcheater", we'd more likely call them an "Anorak" "waterproof" or just 'coat'. --Frog (talk) 16:36, 13 April 2009 (UTC)

Seconded. Is the "windbreaker" just a cagoule, or is it a generic anorak? Sockseh (talk) 22:42, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

Here in the south-eastern US, I've only ever heard them called "windbreakers", never "windcheaters". It's also interesting to see the article call "windcheater" a genericized trademark of John Rissman & Son, when right next to it there's an image of a Rissman & Son advertisement that proclaims their product to be "the only genuine 'windbreaker'". Seems this article could use a lot of work. --50.88.158.103 (talk) 16:41, 6 January 2012 (UTC)