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#1 2006-01-31 17:07:11

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'crate paper' for 'crepe paper'

English speakers have a hard time with the iterated consonant in ‘crepe paper.’ I found both ‘crate paper’ (which kinda makes sense) and ‘cray paper’ (which doesn’t make sense unless it’s the packing material that supercomputers come in). 500 ghits for ‘crate’ and 200+ for ‘cray’ –
Crate paper, markers, colored pencils, scissors, and tape/glue. Procedure … Provide each group with crate paper and the. necessary art supplies.
www.clemusart.com/educef/asianodyssey/pdf/keihs.pdf – Similar pages

We decorated the house with tons of red and yellow and blue balloons and red and yellow and blue crate paper. We used the crate paper to look like a circus …
www.birthdaypartyideas.com/html/curious_parties_0.html

Halloween …Place template on orange cray paper; draw circle on cray paper and cut. ... Take green floral tape and tie it around the bunched cray paper to form a stem.
www.woodtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=519169

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