She fit in Dallas, she fit in Minnesota, she fit wherever they worked—she was wallpaper, she was background.
“Barack Obama is like the wallpaper of her life,” Locke says of her two-and-a-half year-old daughter.
“To her, Barack Obama is like the wallpaper of her life,” her mother said.
Public libraries, whose books have been relegated to wallpaper, have never looked better.
In the latest issue of wallpaper magazine, out Friday, the glossy released details of exactly what the designer has in store.
The wallpaper had smothered the Kingdom of God; he had been, he felt, domestic; it had been an after-supper talk.
In the absence of art patrons, wallpaper was his only excuse for continuing as an artist.
It is almost impossible to remove creosote and soot stains on plaster and wallpaper.
The Essay continued with a criticism of the current taste in wallpaper.
This wallpaper seems to have been supplied by a tradesman in the station road in the village of Chizelrigg.'
1. A file containing a listing (e.g. assembly listing) or a transcript, especially a file containing a transcript of all or part of a login session. (The idea was that the paper for such listings was essentially good only for wallpaper, as evidenced at Stanford, where it was used to cover windows).
The term is now rare, especially since other systems have developed other terms for it (e.g. PHOTO on TWENEX). However, the Unix world doesn't have an equivalent term, so perhaps wallpaper will take hold there. The term probably originated on ITS, where the commands to begin and end transcript files were ":WALBEG" and ":WALEND", with default file "WALL PAPER" (the space was a path delimiter).
2. The background pattern used on graphical workstations under the Microsoft Windows graphical user interface to MS-DOS.