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Re: [Hammock Camping] What is the masculine for seamstress?

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  • uluheman
    I like sewer, if that s really what you want to convey, but consider also using hammock maker, tent maker, sail maker, etc. Sewing is just a part of
    Message 1 of 6 , Mar 23, 2004
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      I like "sewer," if that's really what you want to convey, but
      consider also using "hammock maker," "tent maker," "sail maker," etc.
      Sewing is just a part of the job. A cobbler sews shoes, but that's
      not the key component in his job title.

      Brandon in Honolulu


      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, Rick <ra1@i...> wrote:
      > Bror8588@A... wrote:
      >
      > > In a message dated 3/23/04 18:44:41 Eastern Standard Time,
      > > ra1@i... writes:
      > >
      > >
      > >> But someone who sews, of either gender is a sewer.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > I thought that a sewer was where you drained the water to when it
      rains.
      >
      > According to the dictionary it is either. Meaning is usually clear
      from
      > context.
      >
      > Rick
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