Couch or cooch, that is the question. One more instance of the English language being a mystery. Never mind, I suppose both are right and it's what I've been doing for the past few days as you can (hopefully) see from this photo....
- Have you heard of low-volume quilts? I certainly hadn't, so THIS article was interesting. Another thing that falls under the 'who knew?' category!
- THIS is so cute!
- Never let it be said that this is not a full-service blog! Have a look HERE (and I'm not responsible for what you do afterwards....just sayin')
- If you crochet, perhaps THIS might catch your eye.
- I thought THESE were intriguing and not all that hard to do.
Today's quote is from Thomas Sowell..."Have we reached the ultimate stage of absurdity where some people are held responsible for things that happened before they were born, while other people are not responsible for what they themselves are doing today?"
From a worker who does both: when it's embroidery it couching like ouch, when it's paper making it cooching like mooch. You're welcome.ReplyDelete
Thank you for clearing that up - I've never managed to figure out the correct way to pronounce it. I've always used 'c-ouch' but have heard it both ways. Didn't realize there was another use for the word in reference to paper making.Delete
That is an interesting article on low-volume quilts. I hadn't heard of that before. Your links regularly contain thought-provoking and great info. I continually add to my files with your help.ReplyDelete
Oh oh - should I be apologizing??Delete
Loved that low volume quilt. Such pretty fabrics beautiful finished quilt too! The 'nice cream' looked a bit 'naughty' to me but very delicious!! Hugs Christine xReplyDelete
I was interested in the name 'low volume' because I would have simply called it pastel. And I've tried some 'nice cream' and it was good...not as rich as 'real' ice cream.Delete
Aren't words sometimes strange? Boud has a good description. In Au it's pronounced Kooch and not a welcome grass at out place. Thanks for the vegan ice-cream recipes. I have 2 printed :-)) I will pass on the crochet link to my DiL -the flowers look great.ReplyDelete
They say the English language is the hardest language to learn and you can certainly see why when words like this come up. Good case in point - flew/flue/flu. All pronounced the same but with different meanings.Delete
Is it the dried grass in front of the house that is couched? It adds a very attractive element.ReplyDelete