STEEK n stitch
Whether you put a steek in yer breeks or a stitch in your breeches depends on whether your language reflects the linguistic influence of the Vikings on these islands. Whether you can do a “back-steek, bane-steek (herringbone), ranterfield (running stitch) and dodgel-hem (flat seam)”, as described in Marion and Margaret. Corbett’s The Odd Volume (1827), depends on how many hours you spent on...
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