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Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:02 am
by call_copse
(From Wikipedia) "A ferrule (a corruption of Latin viriola "small bracelet", under the influence of ferrum "iron") is any of a number of types of objects, generally used for fastening, joining, sealing or reinforcement."

Thought this interesting...

Re: ferrule

Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:20 pm
by Slava
I'll second this. I'm surprised it hasn't already been done. How else are people going to know what the thing on the pointed end of an umbrella is?