One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘It brought a thought of the more gentle, ivoried fingers that had played it and now play no more.’
- ‘Mah-jongg, once a game for middle-aged moms and over-the-hill grandmas, rises from the dusty shelves of family dens and clacks its newly buffed and ivoried tiles among the film capital's hoi polloi.’
- ‘Then as the rut nears, the tips get ivoried from dragging through sandy scrapes while the bases get darker from pine pitch during rubbing and mock fighting.’
- ‘Both chirruped and crowed in chorus, and I observed that while the left Mr. Wright was quite bald on top, the right Mr. Wright still had a fluffy topknot, jutting out like a peninsula between his ample and ivoried temples.’
- ‘A white iron and brass queen bed wears an ivoried patchwork quilt, or sometimes the colors of Provence.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.