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chained_bear commented on the word cloathing
"Cloathing" "for troops. In the army of the United States, every non-commissioned officer, musician and private, shall receive, annually, the following articles of uniform clothing, viz. one hat, one coat, one vest, two pair woolen and two pair linen pantaloons, one coarse linen frock and trowsers for fatigue clothing, one pair of shoes, four shirts, two pair of socks, two pair of short stockings, one blanket, one stock neck stock and clasp stock probably made of leather, and one pair of half gaithers; and the secretary of war is authorised to furnish such surplus clothing as he may deem expedient and necessary." (citation in list description)
October 10, 2008
reesetee commented on the word cloathing
Cloathing sounds warmer than clothing, don't you think?
Kind of. But then I think of cloaca and get kinda skeeved.
Oh, great. It used to sound warmer.
bilby commented on the word cloathing
Sudden-onset cloathing loathing.
Reesetee, maybe it sounds warmer because of cloak?
That's probably it.
October 13, 2008
Yeah. I used to like cloaks but now I think of cloaca and get kind of skeeved.
October 14, 2008
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