Archive for December 17th, 2007

Dec 17, 2007

Bah-humbug to a photo-perfect Christmas

“Photoshop” is not just the name of popular software for editing photos; apparently, it can also be used as a verb – as in “we’ll Photoshop that undesirable feature out of the frame” or “we’ll Photoshop that more desirable feature into the frame.”

Source: The ChronicleHerald
Written by Dawn Henwood

As a rule, I don’t, as they said in the 18th century, “paint” my face. Back in the age of powdered wigs and corseted waists, wearing make-up meant powdering one’s cheeks chalky white with an arsenic-containing substance. Even without the chemical analysis, moralists had the good sense to warn against such artificiality.