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by Bobinwales
Thu Feb 25, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Baby
Replies: 6
Views: 185

Re: Baby

Do you think that I could patent the idea Erik?
Or has it already been done?
by Bobinwales
Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Baby
Replies: 6
Views: 185

Re: Baby

BonnieL wrote: Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:01 pm From my own experience I would say that babies of any size are difficult!
I had two babies and didn't have any trouble at either birth.
by Bobinwales
Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: was not to
Replies: 2
Views: 157

Re: was not to

a. Why he went to the restaurant was not to talk to John.

I'm afraid that that sentence isn't so much ambiguous, as nonsense.

I would have said something along the lines of, "He did go to the restaurant, but it wasn't to talk to John.
by Bobinwales
Wed Feb 17, 2021 8:56 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Hard pass
Replies: 4
Views: 203

Re: Hard pass

Not only have I never heard the expression but I would not have any idea of what it meant.
by Bobinwales
Thu Feb 11, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: 39.019444 North 25.738052 East
Replies: 0
Views: 210

39.019444 North 25.738052 East

I asked my friend how was life in his home in North Korea. He said, "Mustn't complain".
by Bobinwales
Mon Feb 08, 2021 12:37 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: his behavior when...
Replies: 3
Views: 446

Re: his behavior when...

Just a gentle reminder that the British spelling is behaviour.
by Bobinwales
Fri Feb 05, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: A Nun's Story
Replies: 0
Views: 195

A Nun's Story

Sister Brigit was sitting by her convent window one evening as she opened a letter from home: inside the letter was a £50 note from her parents. Sister Brigit smiled as she continued to read the letter, by what was left of the last glimmers of daylight coming through her window. Then she noticed a s...
by Bobinwales
Fri Feb 05, 2021 12:10 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Young 'uns
Replies: 6
Views: 1500

Young 'uns

A bloke in the pub told me that his 4 year old nephew had been been having Spanish lessons for 6 months but can't even say "please" yet.
I said that I thought that it was poor for four!
by Bobinwales
Fri Feb 05, 2021 12:01 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: with not
Replies: 2
Views: 690

Re: with not

They all work, I have probably used them all in my time.
by Bobinwales
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:23 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: anyone
Replies: 3
Views: 1207

Re: anyone

Political discussion is not allowed at this office.

"Anyone under sixteen is not allowed inside the room".
It is not easy to understand what you are getting at.
Do you mean...
"Only people over sixteen are allowed in the room"?
by Bobinwales
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: bones of a hen
Replies: 3
Views: 1648

Re: bones of a hen

He made amulets out of hens' bones.
by Bobinwales
Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: as not
Replies: 1
Views: 1761

Re: as not

I would have said;
We didn't consider the madman dangerous.
by Bobinwales
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Goodbye and Good Riddance!
Replies: 1
Views: 1785

Goodbye and Good Riddance!

Well 2020, probably the most unloved year that any of us can remember will soon be oblivion, even though we will all remember it for the rest of our lives.

Can I wish you all a very Happy New Year, Blwyddyn Newydd Dda bawb.
I sincerely hope that next year will not be 2020 Won!
by Bobinwales
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: At any hour
Replies: 2
Views: 1820

Re: At any hour

I would lean towards, "You can call me anytime".
by Bobinwales
Fri Dec 25, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: fell twice
Replies: 3
Views: 2049

Re: fell twice

I would read it as "On two occasions yesterday I almost fell".