It drives me crazy when people use the word "Material" the wrong way.
I know I may sound a bit fussy, but as a scientific minded person, who happened to do some projects in the garment industry, I can't understand why so many people use the word "Material" almost exclusively to describe...FABRIC.
Let's get to the point. Things like your clothing, bedsheets, and curtains are made of fabric, NOT material. Okay, technically, they're made of material, but so is your desk, the walls, the floor, rubber ducks, and just about everything else, so to say something is made of material is simply the wrong term.
I'm not alone. There's an entire industry devoted to Materials Science that cringe when people get the terms mixed up.
The origin on the word is pretty simple. Anythi... [More]
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