Basket Weaving

When I received this particular stamp in a mixture earlier this year, my first thought was of the old idiom about a major in “underwater basket weaving” indicating a decline in academic standards (Wikipedia actually cites a 1956 article in The American Philatelist as a possible origin of the phrase!).  Actually, the process of weaving or sewing pliable materials into two- or three dimensional artefacts, … Continue reading Basket Weaving