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Know Your Plaids

Plaid: refers to the pattern of crisscrossing lines, usually of varying widths and colors rather than a simple grid. The word has its origins in the Scottish Gaelic word for “blanket.” The familiar Pottinger tartan – image from the Scottish Tartans Authority website Tartan: a subset of plaid, associated with Scotland. A tartan plaid is [...]