I once worked with a gal born and raised in Newfoundland. She had many phrases that were uniquely found on The Rock, one of which tickled my fancy. When I mentioned a local department store was having a shoe sale, she said she couldn't go because none of her shoes were 'hurt'.
Last November a customer brought me this scarf which she had purchased and worn until it was 'hurt'. She said it was her very favourite scarf and could I make another?
I told her I couldn't get the same yarns but I could make something similar.
This project has finally risen to the top of my job list so I just analyzed it and will set about trying to make a scarf for the customer to wear until it, too, is 'hurt'.
Currently reading Kicking and Dreaming, a memoir by Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart