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by Bobinwales
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: Welcome to the Clubhouse
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 6
Views: 409

Re: Coronavirus

Stay well everyone.
It isn't easy staying at home, relying on people to run messages, but it is essential if you are that sort of age like my wife and I.
by Bobinwales
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Saint David's Day
Replies: 4
Views: 5389

Re: Saint David's Day

So did I, Phil, so did I.
I raised a glass to St Piran on the 5th March as well. :wink:
by Bobinwales
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: House
Replies: 4
Views: 4498

Re: House

Just in case anyone gets confused reading this in the future:
Storey - UK English
Story - American English.

In the UK "story" only means a tale.
by Bobinwales
Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Saint David's Day
Replies: 4
Views: 5389

Re: Saint David's Day

I am sorry that I haven't replied earlier, I have been away.
Thank you for remembering, and Phil, Gobeithio eich llyswennod yn ddiwrnod da hefyd.
In answer to your question Paul. I wear both, I made this ceramic brooch myself.
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by Bobinwales
Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Bridge
Replies: 3
Views: 4834

Re: Bridge

That looks like a perfectly good term to me.
by Bobinwales
Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Bob
Replies: 4
Views: 5827

Re: Bob

Whatever it is, it has nothing to do with me!
by Bobinwales
Sun Feb 16, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Deadly gas
Replies: 3
Views: 5444

Re: Deadly gas

You will find that Americans pass gas whilst British people break wind.
by Bobinwales
Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: Folded like a cheap xxxx
Replies: 3
Views: 5617

Re: Folded like a cheap xxxx

I m with Phil. I have never heard anything to do with cheap suits.
Something can be all over you like a rash I grant you, but never a suit.
by Bobinwales
Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Limerick-rolling
Replies: 6
Views: 9179

Re: Limerick-rolling

There was an old woman from Slough
Who developed a terrible cough.
So she drank half a pint
Of warm honey and mint,
But sadly, she didn’t pull through.
by Bobinwales
Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:12 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Adam began
Replies: 0
Views: 6667

Adam began

God summoned Adam. "My son, I am going to teach you how to kiss Eve". "Lord, what is a 'kiss'?" So God taught Adam how to kiss. then ordered him to kiss Eve. The following day God summoned Adam again. "My son, I'm going to teach you how to caress Eve." "Lord, what is a 'caress'?" So God taught Adam ...
by Bobinwales
Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Senior’s pigs
Replies: 5
Views: 5845

Re: Senior’s pigs

In the UK pigs in blankets are small sausages wrapped in bacon.
This is a link to Wikipedia which explains the term well.
by Bobinwales
Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Two hair whorls
Replies: 3
Views: 5852

Re: Two hair whorls

I think I can safely say that I do not pose any threats!
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by Bobinwales
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: The Sibyls
Replies: 0
Views: 6464

The Sibyls

The Sibyls were oracular women believed to possess prophetic powers in ancient Greece. The earliest Sibyls, who admittedly are known only through legend, prophesied at certain holy sites under the divine influence of a deity, the first being at Delphi. The Sibyl held her rites when people came to co...
by Bobinwales
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Knee-deep
Replies: 3
Views: 5664

Re: Knee-deep

I wouldn't say that it is an idiom, but that is no reason to stop using it. It is quite clever.
by Bobinwales
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Limerick-rolling
Replies: 6
Views: 9179

Re: Limerick-rolling

There was a man from Japan
Whose limericks never would scan
When they told him so
He said "Yes I Know!
But I try to get as many words into the very last line as I can."