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by Edwin F Ashworth
Tue Mar 18, 2008 6:34 pm
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Politics in Practice
Replies: 8
Views: 3750

Re: Politics in Practice

I thought all politicians had incredibly thick skins, Bob?
by Edwin F Ashworth
Tue Mar 18, 2008 6:10 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: screw
Replies: 9
Views: 5746

Re: screw

Wouldn't this be a new thread?
by Edwin F Ashworth
Tue Mar 18, 2008 6:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Dolphin speaks to whale ??
Replies: 12
Views: 4962

Re: Dolphin speaks to whale ??

I'm sure WoZ didn't do it on p - er, deliberately.
by Edwin F Ashworth
Tue Mar 18, 2008 5:59 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Heavy snowfall
Replies: 13
Views: 4099

Re: Heavy snowfall

And of course British Rail weren't given the antifreezedote.
by Edwin F Ashworth
Tue Mar 18, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: Complete SP (sic)
Replies: 8
Views: 2989

Re: Complete SP (sic)

Sorely perplexed - isn't that when someone's hit you below the belt?
by Edwin F Ashworth
Tue Mar 18, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: Limey
Replies: 16
Views: 5551

Re: Limey

Orangemen would probably not welcome the appellation.
by Edwin F Ashworth
Tue Mar 18, 2008 4:21 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: Complete SP (sic)
Replies: 8
Views: 2989

Re: Complete SP (sic)

My money's on Bob's explanation.
by Edwin F Ashworth
Tue Mar 18, 2008 4:18 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: He may have been waiting
Replies: 11
Views: 3670

Re: He may have been waiting

Either way, I think John should be brought in for questioning.
by Edwin F Ashworth
Tue Mar 18, 2008 4:12 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Heavy snowfall
Replies: 13
Views: 4099

Re: Heavy snowfall

The article is obviously a snow-job deflecting suspicion from the new weaponised snowflake which gives rise to 75% more avalanches due to its greater potential to roll freely. A Pentagon Plot.
by Edwin F Ashworth
Tue Mar 18, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: sooner than later
Replies: 16
Views: 5077

Re: sooner than later

"Soon" and "late" are gradable - I thought I'd have sorted out the problems with our computer rather sooner than I did. I hope re-registering with my middle initial doesn't cause problems - I've forgotten my old E-mail address, never mind my site password. And while I'm veering off forum topicality,...