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Google Maps' little orange guy will receive a Santa hat tomorrow

Pegman Santa hat
Have you ever wondered if that little orange guy that you can drag around in Google Maps to enter Street View has a name? Well, he does, and it's Pegman.

This modern-day Clippy is getting ready for some Christmas-themed dressing up. As of tomorrow, he'll be wearing a Santa hat -- as seen in the image above.

Pegman has slowly, but surely, turned into the de facto mascot for Google Maps. On previous special occasions, he's been known to dress up as a snowman, change his appearance in support of gay pride, dress as a hippie, witch, or Uncle Sam, and even ride a bike in the Tour de France.

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