"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Wednesday, 9 March 2011


Kerseymere was a fine woollen twill cloth (usually used for a greatcoat).

1 comment:

  1. Does its name have a similar origin as cashmere, from the Cashmiri province in (I think) Northern India or Pakistan or somewhere like that?