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Thursday, March 24, 2005

So much fiber, so little time: A new fiber word

So much fiber, so little time: A new fiber word: "I can tell 100% merino from 80% merino/20% cashmere by the faint whiff of goat, and linen smells different from hemp from cotton from silk, etc. And weird as it may sound, if you roll a fiber between your fingers up against your ear, you can hear a difference between mammals and bugs and plants, oh my!"