Word of the week: Deckle.



Deckle is also a word for the actual ridges or edges on the sides of the paper, according to a paper and plastics Twitter account.


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6 Responses to Word of the week: Deckle.

  1. TheOriginalPhoenix says:

    Thank you for sharing! 😉

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  2. lynettedavis says:

    Cool word. I learned of this word when I researched types of paper for book printing.

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  3. Maybe then we can use this term metaphorically as well.


    “Little Shepherd Girl thought to herself, I better learn to deckle my remarks – otherwise – my prolific nature will serve to discourage my readers, rather than enlighten them.”

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