[Ads-l] ear-hanging

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Mon Aug 23 21:48:46 UTC 2021

>From today's NYTimes.

Not in the OED

Scallop farming is also extremely labor intensive. Each bivalve must be
individually pinned to a line before being suspended in the water, a
process called *ear-hanging* that results in particularly large,
well-shaped animals with a potential wholesale price of as much as $3 each
when sold live.


George A. Thompson
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
Univ. Pr., 1998.

But when aroused at the Trump of Doom / Ye shall start, bold kings, from
your lowly tomb. . .
L. H. Sigourney, "Burial of Mazeen", Poems.  Boston, 1827, p. 112

The Trump of Doom -- also known as The Dunghill Toadstool.  (Here's a
picture of his great-grandfather.)

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