Oddities News Archive - October 03, 2005
A tiny glass bead, cut like a diamond with a different color on each side, or a button that took five hours of hand sewing to make. "You just don't find that kind of thing any more," said Francois Lesage, the 76-year-old head of Paris' top embroidery house, Lesage, which was set up by his father in 1924.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.