Haberdasher is an awesome word!



From wikipedia:

A haberdasher is a person who sells small articles for sewing, such as buttons, ribbons, zips, and other notions. In American English, haberdasher is another term for a men's outfitter.

I wish people used this word more often. "Yeah, I've gotta go to the haberdasher after work."

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5 Comments »

  1. spudart (890 comments) said,

    So JoAnn's Fabrics is a haberdasher? Yesterday I went to the haberdasher to pick up some fabric to make a covering for my kitchen window.

    August 29, 2011 @ 10:24 am


  2. Tom (112 comments) said,

    I've been waiting for the perfect time to post my 100th comment and here it is

    I live in Haberdasher Square Lofts. Why is it called Haberdasher Square Lofts? Becuase it used to be the home to the Hart Schaffner and Marx suit factory! 😀

    August 29, 2011 @ 12:18 pm


  3. sparx (882 comments) said,

    OMG! Does that make you a Haberdasherite? Haberdasheran? Haberdashernaut?

    August 29, 2011 @ 2:43 pm


  4. Tom (112 comments) said,

    I'll let you choose! I kinda like Haberdasherite

    August 29, 2011 @ 3:29 pm


  5. Cactus Joe (98 comments) said,

    In Britain, they do. I think technically the haberdahser is the proprietor of a haberdashery. But I am not certain.

    August 30, 2011 @ 8:07 am


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