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by Wizard of Oz
Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Bowling
Replies: 8
Views: 2119

Re: Bowling

Steven if you are going to get the world wide view of these types of games then you need to know about Gorodki (Russian) and Kyykkä(Finland).
by Wizard of Oz
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: with a lot of hard work
Replies: 1
Views: 1222

Re: with a lot of hard work

I understand them.

WoZ who meditates while he cleans
by Wizard of Oz
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Calculator
Replies: 12
Views: 3677

Re: Calculator

Steve & tony, the particular abacus shown in Steve's photo is called a Soroban and is a Japanese abacus hence the 1/4 configuration. A soroban has the same configuration as a Roman abacus. The Chinese suanpan has a 2/5 configuration.

WoZ who wears beads
by Wizard of Oz
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Brown cover
Replies: 6
Views: 2287

Re: Brown cover

Steve & trolley, in Aus we will sometimes slip a straw into a coffee so we can tell them apart, say a double shot from a single or something like that.

WoZ who is drinking dirty chai at the moment
by Wizard of Oz
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Help with an exhale - oh dear
Replies: 7
Views: 3139

Re: Help with an exhale - oh dear

No fear
I'm here
Love you dear

These 3 can be exhaled as a progression if more then one exhale is required or just used singley.

WoZ hearing the whispering sigh
by Wizard of Oz
Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: wide awake and sound asleep
Replies: 10
Views: 6187

Re: wide awake and sound asleep

That is very clever Scotty. But then what else would you expect from a Highland man.

WoZ on the bagpipes
by Wizard of Oz
Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Bag
Replies: 7
Views: 2295

Re: Bag

Tony it would be an unusual shaped bag. Kinda bumpy at the top end.

WoZ who loved to carry-on
by Wizard of Oz
Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Scar
Replies: 5
Views: 2000

Re: Scar

Steve 1. is odd to me as the person has the scar and will continue to do so. Therefore I would say,

1. Why did DO you have this scar?

Woz who has heaps of scars
by Wizard of Oz
Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Bag
Replies: 7
Views: 2295

Re: Bag

Steve I have a bag like that and I use it as a cabin bag/luggage. The reason being that is is small enough to meet the requirements for carry-on luggage in an aeroplane.

WoZ in flight
by Wizard of Oz
Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Picture
Replies: 4
Views: 1684

Re: Picture

Steve you have too many words.

1. Your presence really You messed up the shot.
2. Your presence literally You screwed up the picture.

Steve please banish "literally" from your vocabulary!! Along with "basically" they form a useless addition to any sentence.

WoZ on a crusade
by Wizard of Oz
Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Jacket
Replies: 6
Views: 2033

Re: Jacket

Bro yo look sick with yo jacket undone.

WoZ in da hood
by Wizard of Oz
Wed Jan 25, 2017 3:39 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Competition
Replies: 4
Views: 1810

Re: Competition

Steven be aware that there is a world professional league for arm wrestling. It can be very brutal with arms being broken during the contest. There are very specific rules.

WoZ who's into arm bending
by Wizard of Oz
Wed Jan 25, 2017 3:32 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: alienist
Replies: 5
Views: 2958

Re: alienist

Well I walked right in. Ken I saw the word and thought the book was about a person who was a specialist in alien species.

WoZ in orbit
by Wizard of Oz
Wed Jan 25, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Pillow talk
Replies: 2
Views: 1779

Re: Pillow talk

I want to smile or laugh.
by Wizard of Oz
Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:43 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Bathroom device
Replies: 9
Views: 3267

Re: Bathroom device

Of course in Aus we have the pissaphone. A very versatile unit for gentleman who need to go.

WoZ who pisses like a fountain