RUBBER UP Occupation. Decorating department. Usually female. Rubs the pattern from a printed tissue 'pull' onto the biscuit ware. Q "What do you do for a living?" A "Arm a rubber up, duck".
WORST SECONDS Faulty pot. More faulty and worse than seconds, similar to thirds, but not quite as bad as lump which is actually pretty awful. Possibly.
|Pinholes in the glaze. |
Worse than seconds and almost probably, but
not quite, totally lump
PIG STICK Equipment. Potting department. A clay hardness penetrometer. Precision tool, calibrated annually, used to measure the stiffness/hardness of clay. Some potters use a finger.