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Monday, 19 July 2021

Spot the Frippet: chain.

 Where's the nearest chain to you?

Will you spot it round someone's neck?

photo: Auckland Museum

In a fence?

photo by Micke

Attached to a padlock?

Or will you see just one link of it, as in a chain store?

Or perhaps you'll see something a chain in length, such as a cricket pitch (that's 20.12 m long).

photo by SovalValtos

It has been said (by Jean-Jacques Rousseau) that man is born free but that everywhere he is in chains.

What do yours look like? 

And are they comfortable?

Spot the Frippet: chain. The Old French form of this word was chaine. Before that the word is probably connected with the Latin word for chain, which is catena.

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