Talk:warp and woof

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Hello. In french, "warp & woof"[edit]

is technically "la trame" of a fabric. When used figuratively, it would be "l'armature" , as in the sentence  : "that sturdy grand-mother was the w.& w. of the family" - or in "The vigorous anglo-saxon base had become the w. & w. of english speech..." (quotation of H.R. Warfel, in Webster's IIIrd Int. Dictionnary, p. 2577). T.y. , Arapaima 07:08, 29 October 2009 (UTC)