> The Irish word is caipon, which is a soft 'cap' or hat. Be very wary
> if you are driving in Ireland and get behind somebody driving in
> front of you wearing a cap. They are usually waiting for the harvest
> in the autumn and are not in any hurry for it to arrive.
> Alternatively, they are herding cattle.
It's not a uniquely Irish problem. Hat drivers only rank just behind
Volvo drivers here in Australia. Your in BIG trouble if you come across
a hat wearing Volvo driver.