I’ve always thought the saying ‘odds and ends’ meant remnants or miscellaneous items. This definition seems better though, – The first official odds and ends were found in lumberyards—odds were pieces of board split irregularly by the sawmill, ends were pieces trimmed from boards that were cut to specific lengths.
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Here are those irregular (or how bout unique) bits and pieces mixed in with those specifically cut trimmed boards that make the DALLAS IFF 2011 stand up and out.