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dontcry commented on the word wildware
Well, that's curious.
July 31, 2008
reesetee commented on the word wildware
Good point, b. I checked again, and the "ware" part of the word does apparently derive from the "articles of merchandise or manufacture" definition, but no mention of anything but fur. Odd.
bilby commented on the word wildware
If your thinking is on track, rt, I'd guess it didn't just stop at fur. ie. pelts, tusks, glands, hooves, any old bits that had commercial value.
Possibly. But who do we write to, now that the word's obsolete? ;-)
I suspect it was spelled this way to refer to animal fur as a commodity.
Not to be a troublemaker...but I would think that wildware would refer tableware, like Fiesta Ware or Tupperware, maybe with a wild animal theme.
It seems to me that "wildwear" would be a more appropriate name for the wearing of, um, former coverings of wild animals. Like swimwear, cruisewear or ready-to-wear... No?
Sorry, chained. I was merely trying to expound upon the definition of wildware. From now on, bears are excluded. :-)
Actually, if I had my way, all of the critters would be excluded.
mialuthien commented on the word wildware
I don't think we have any furries in here *looks around* What we do have is one occasionally irate, but otherwise good-natured, she-bear (mama-bear? ursine specimen?) and one cheery marsupial.
chained_bear commented on the word wildware
sakhalinskii commented on the word wildware
Oh dear. Is this by any chance connotating furry fandom?
Thank you, Mia. That's exactly what they needed to be told.
Oh, and AAAGH!!!
She is only chained in a figurative sense; wait until she mauls the both of you for throwing around innuendos about her so carelessly.
See what I mean, bilby? Now we're freaking out The Bear.
July 30, 2008
Mwhahaha. Hee hee.
Hmm. I took it to refer to the fur after it's been...well, separated...from its owner. Anyway, I wouldn't attempt taking wildware from a bear, chained or otherwise--especially not after it's been hibernating. ;-)
Hmmmm. Is a chained bear still a wild animal? It may be mightily pissed off but is probably no longer truly wild.
(Obsolete) The fur of wild animals.
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