Word of the day

17/09/2022

Ruche – a frill or pleat of fabric as decoration on a garment or soft furnishing; a pleated, fluted, or gathered strip of fabric used for trimming; a strip of pleated lace, net, muslin, or other material for trimming or finishing a dress, as at the collar or sleeves.


Sowell says

17/09/2022


Wear wool not fossil fuel

17/09/2022

In case you missed Woolmark’s video last week, here it is again.

And they’ve taken the fight to Times Square:


5 hardest English accents to understand

17/09/2022

Saturday soapbox

17/09/2022

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

When men are forbidden to honour a king, they honour millionaires, athletes or film stars instead; even famous prostitutes of gangsters. For spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison. – C.S. Lewis


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