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by Bobinwales
Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Pants
Replies: 5
Views: 58

Re: Pants

Don't forget that in UK English THESE are pants.
by Bobinwales
Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Bottle
Replies: 7
Views: 76

Re: Bottle

I remember tasting the grape juice before its magical transformation in a small winery near Newcastle in New South Wales. But you would remember that too WoZ!
by Bobinwales
Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Italian Chef
Replies: 6
Views: 138

Re: Italian Chef

Best define "faggot" for people who speak US English. A faggot is a bundle of sticks that is burned for warmth and in WoZ's usage. a quite delicious savoury meat dish. http://www.bodnant-welshfood.co.uk/welsh-faggots-2337/.html . It is worth pointing out that one of the thinnest books in the world i...
by Bobinwales
Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Saw-tooth axles
Replies: 7
Views: 87

Re: Saw-tooth axles

BonnieL wrote:
Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:50 pm
Now that's going to be in my head all day!
I live in terror of ear worms.
by Bobinwales
Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Negative
Replies: 5
Views: 37

Re: Negative

I wouldn't use it at all.
by Bobinwales
Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Bottle
Replies: 7
Views: 76

Re: Bottle

Indeed I am WoZ. I am very fond of fruit juice. Especially grape-juice mixed with yeast!
by Bobinwales
Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Welcome to the Clubhouse
Topic: The new style Clubhouse and site
Replies: 16
Views: 270

Re: The new style Clubhouse and site

I used this site to create my avatar.
http://www.shrinkpictures.com/create-avatar/
It did the job in seconds.
by Bobinwales
Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: someone wouldn't
Replies: 3
Views: 65

Re: someone wouldn't

Your examples are too convoluted.
I thought that everyone would scream when they saw my scars; but he didn't.
by Bobinwales
Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: as much as anybody
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Re: as much as anybody

I would say (a).
by Bobinwales
Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Italian Chef
Replies: 6
Views: 138

Re: Italian Chef

You know that I will have to steal that don't you?
by Bobinwales
Sat Aug 05, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Welcome to the Clubhouse
Topic: The new style Clubhouse and site
Replies: 16
Views: 270

Re: The new style Clubhouse and site

I haven't had much of a play yet, but from what I have seen so far it looks very comfortable.
Well done Phil. I am proud to know you.
by Bobinwales
Sat Aug 05, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Bottle
Replies: 7
Views: 76

Re: Bottle

That is exactly what it means Steven.
I have to say that I don't like "already" in that sentence or context though.
I would have said, "No. She She's five years old now. Of course she is off the bottle".
by Bobinwales
Sun Jul 30, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: Domestic engineer
Replies: 5
Views: 78

Re: Domestic engineer

It's better than "domestic goddess"!
by Bobinwales
Sun Jul 30, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: to own somebody
Replies: 13
Views: 945

Re: to own somebody

As you may know "w" in Welsh is a vowel, so "pwned" would be pronounced poo-NED in the Language of Heaven.
by Bobinwales
Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Green notes
Replies: 8
Views: 154

Re: Green notes

The last UK Pound note was green as well.

Doesn't the Queen look young?