[iBook] Annoucement??????

Rebecca Hoffman rjhoffman at runbox.com
Mon Jan 8 14:14:18 PST 2007

On Jan 8, 2007, at 2:04 PM, Kevin Smith (ae) wrote:

> On 9/01/2007, at 10:59 AM, Meg St.Clair wrote:
>> And what, by the by, ARE tenterhooks?
>> Meg
> Meg,
> Very painful to sit on I'd suggest. Perhaps they meant 'tenderhooks'
> Kevin

As far as I know, tenderhooks came into use after people forgot what a 
tenter was and couldn't make sense of the original term, tenterhooks. 
When you think about it, tenderhooks doesn't make much sense.

But I imagine they wouldn't be very comfortable to be on, in any case.


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