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bilby commented on the word cloth ears
Did someone say something?
August 29, 2008
chained_bear commented on the word cloth ears
Yes... and bilby has leathery ears. (Mine are normal bear ears, in case anyone asks.)
gangerh commented on the word cloth ears
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.
Yes, it's a much nicer phrase and makes more sense.
August 27, 2008
reesetee commented on the word cloth ears
Oh, but cloth ears sounds so much better now that I've heard the term!
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."
frindley commented on the word cloth ears
An especially devastating thing to say of a musician.