wainwright

We don’t talk about wrights much any­more, about mak­ers. Lam­p­wrights, wheel­wrights, and cer­tain­ly wain­wrights sel­dom appear in every­day con­ver­sa­tion. This may have some­thing to do with the absence of the activ­i­ty of mak­ing such things as lamps, wheels, and wag­gons. What hath your wright wrought for you?

Archaisms are us.

1 Comment

  1. I think it’s because every­thing we use is now made in fac­to­ries in Chi­na. We don’t get to know the peo­ple who make our stuff any­more.

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