Was: [HNW] Forepart now Buttons

Lynn Downward LDownward at chori.org
Tue Apr 6 11:14:26 PDT 2004


And remember that the word "salary" in Latin comes from being paid in salt.
LynnD

On 4/6/04 10:59 AM, "Carol Knight" <Carol.Knight at chsys.org> wrote:

> Yep, just like hearing that nails aren't period, horseshoes aren't period,
> needles aren't period....
> 
> Geez-as to the Salt one-some folks must not read their bible...even the Old
> Testament speaks of salt....And then there is the reference to salt in King
> Lear by Shakespeare.
> 
> Roz
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Susan Farmer [mailto:sfarmer at sabre.goldsword.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 2004 12:27 PM
> To: h-needlework at ansteorra.org
> Subject: Re: Was: [HNW] Forepart now Buttons
> 
>> 
>>> 
>>> And "pink isn't period," "buttons aren't period," "wrist cuffs aren't
>>> period," and (believe it or not) "salt isn't period."
>> 
>> I realize you aren't serious, and this is a bit late, but there and Many
>> mentions of buttons in the Inventories of Henry VIII.
> 
> Actually, I was being serious.  I have heard of -- or been told -- each
> of those things at one time or another in my mumblety-mumble years in
> the SCA.  I've got scads of paintings with buttons on them.
> 
> Jerusha
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