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  • Did someone say something?

    August 29, 2008

  • Yes... and bilby has leathery ears. (Mine are normal bear ears, in case anyone asks.)

    August 29, 2008

  • But cloth ears is an expression for someone who isn't hearing something.

    August 28, 2008

  • *quickly* Though I must say, I prefer leathery ears over cloth whenever possible.

    August 28, 2008

  • *hmph!*

    August 28, 2008

  • Yes, it's a much nicer phrase and makes more sense.

    August 27, 2008

  • Oh, but cloth ears sounds so much better now that I've heard the term!

    August 27, 2008

  • Have you heard tin ear? It seems to be used only in singular, e.g. "Don't ask me how it goes; I have a tin ear."

    August 27, 2008

  • An especially devastating thing to say of a musician.

    August 27, 2008