Mudcat Café message #1397042 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #77921   Message #1397042
Posted By: Stilly River Sage
02-Feb-05 - 04:27 PM
Thread Name: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
Just to be perfectly clear about what we're discussing here:

Definitions of Spatula on the Web:

A small implement with a broad, flat, flexible blade that is used to mix plasters, elastomers and similar substances. Artists' spatulas are usually finer and more flexible, while cement spatulas are stouter and stiffer.

(plural: spatulae) Ground and polished fingers of soft stone (often slate) about five inches long and of uncertain use from the Bronze Age

implement with flat surface, used to lay strands of hair on for colour application.

a turner with a narrow flexible blade

a hand tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread soft substances