27th President: William Howard Taft, 1909
Neck = 27 (Taft was the 27th president)
Taffeta = Taft
Note: Taffeta is a material often used to make ball gowns and ribbons.
Pea soup = 909 = 1909 became president
William Shakespeare, how hard = William Howard
Around his neck (27) he wore a taffeta (Taft) scarf because, although his pea soup (909 = 1909) was warm, the house was cold.
Connect Taft to William Howard
William Shakespeare (William) was commissioned to write a play about how hard (Howard) his life was in the cold winter months.
NOTE: Mammoth Memory's way of remembering William is to think of William Shakespeare.