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Friday, 25 February 2011

Stuart's Daily Word Spot: Haberdasher

British author H. G. Wells' 1895 novel The Tim...Image via Wikipedia
Haberdasher: noun - dealer in household items, in hats and caps, in small things related to dress; thread, tape, ribbon, buttons etc.

'If I remember correctly, in H.G. Wells The History of Mr Polly, the eponymous hero worked for a time as a haberdasher and, in selling items for her clothing, meet there his first wife.'

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