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Skin layers

The Question: What are the names of all the layers of skin and what are some of their properties? The Answer: Your skin has three main l…

Under the Skin

Director/Writer:Carine AdlerDirector of Photography:Barry AckroydEditor:Ewa J. LindMusic:Ilona SekaczProduction Designer:John Paul KellyProducer:Kate OgbornArrow Entertainment; R; 81 minutesRe…

Brewer's: Folk

Latin, vulg' (the common people); German, volk; Dutch, volch; Saxon, folc; Danish, folk. Folk and vulgar are variants of the same word. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham B…

Brewer's: Folk Fairies

lso called “people,” “neighbours,” “wights.” The Germans have their kleine volk (little folk), the Swiss their hill people and earth people. The little f…

Brewer's: Good Folk

(Scotch guid folk) are like the Shetland land-Trows, who inhabit the interior of green hills. (See Trows.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Good Form, Bad For…

Brewer's: Berg Folk

Pagan spirits doomed to live on the Scandinavian hills till the day of redemption. (Scandinavian mythology.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894BergæanBere…

The Weight of Human Skin

The Question: Can you please tell me how much the human skin of a person's body alone weighs? The Answer: The human skin is the body's l…

Cat-Skin

Cat-Skin There was once a king, whose queen had hair of the purest gold, and was so beautiful that her match was not to be met with on the whole face of the earth. But this beautiful queen fel…

Brewer's: Skin a Flint

To be very exacting in making a bargain. The French say, “Tondre sur un oeuf. ” The Latin, lana caprina (goat's wool), means something as worthless as the skin of a flint or fle…

Brewer's: Skin

To sell the skin before you have caught the bear. To count of your chickens before they are hatched. In the South Sea mania (1720), dealing in bear-skins was a great stock-jobbing item, and…