Nice, one dude's reaction coupled with wikipedia citations. Sweet article indeed.
He neglected to reference the bit in wikipedia that says: "When properly prepared, linen fabric has the ability to absorb and lose water rapidly. Linen can absorb a fair amount of moisture without feeling unpleasantly damp to the skin, unlike cotton and wool"
Which probably is the biggest reason Linen is considered a summer fabric.
Also "Linen is a very durable, strong fabric, and one of...