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Re: weaving baby wolves

Poster: Dick Eney <dickeney@access.digex.net>

On Wed, 19 Feb 1997, Terry L. Neill wrote:
> Poster: "Terry L. Neill" <Neilltl@ptsc.slg.eds.com>
> Rise wrote:
> >>More seriously, why in the world would they call a loom a "baby wolf"?  Is
> >>it a brand name, or does it have something to do with the connection between
> >>wolves and sheep?  Inquiring minds want to know...
> Wolf is a brand name of the Schacht Company.  They sell baby wolves and mighty
> wolves.  Baby wolves retail for anywhere from $850 to $1200, depending on the
> number of harnesses and treadles.  Mighty wolves go for $1200 to $1650.
> The baby wolf is a 28 inch 4 or 8 harness folding loom.
> Don't ask me why Schacht calles them wolves.

Because a small loom goes "woof" and a mighty loom goes "WOOF," and
they're wild things to have?


=Tamar (sharing account dickeney@access.digex.net)

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