Originally Posted by gefinzi
I propose a ban on the word "shirting(s)", unless it is spoken by someone wearing a monocle.
It's actually a trademan's term rather than some form of iGentry. Here is another example:http://www.stratco.com.au/products/r...group_page.asp
In this case, it is about builders talking about roofing and walling. Another extension of the grammatical construction amongst tailors is suiting, coating, overcoating. Oddly I haven't yet heard of trousering - or if you are American, I guess it's pant(s)ing.