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by Forum Admin
Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Welcome to the Clubhouse
Topic: The new style Clubhouse and site
Replies: 16
Views: 982

Re: The new style Clubhouse and site

Well! If you can read this, you have made it to the new host!
by Forum Admin
Mon Dec 19, 2016 8:48 pm
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: A happy Christmas to all!
Replies: 3
Views: 1859

A happy Christmas to all!

The ice has started cracking underfoot and the whorefrost glitters in the trees as I walk Sheba in the mornings. It is time for a festive greeting. It is now eight years since I gave up my ex-patriot life, and I am internally grateful that I found this little corner of Merseyside. I find that I rath...
by Forum Admin
Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:49 pm
Forum: Welcome to the Clubhouse
Topic: Entering IPA characters
Replies: 0
Views: 9891

Entering IPA characters

If you wish to write phonetic transcriptions with the IPA alphabet, there is a magnificent tool for doing so at http://linguiste.org/phonetics/ipa/chart/keyboard/ Just piece together the trascription and copy it into your post. Otherwise, here is the complete alphabet (you can also see whether your ...
by Forum Admin
Fri Feb 15, 2008 7:03 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: written entirely words one syllable
Replies: 9
Views: 2280

Re: written entirely words one syllable

MamaPapa wrote:Admin: I like the new styles and colors all at my fingertips!
I shall turn them off immediately.
by Forum Admin
Thu Jan 31, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Conversational Noises
Replies: 20
Views: 6386

Conversational Noises

Liam, Bob,
May the fleas of a thousand camels infest your enemies in perpetuity!

That was beautiful. A wonderful, nostalgic half hour watching some of the other Borge clips as well.
by Forum Admin
Mon Jan 28, 2008 9:52 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Training for schools
Replies: 9
Views: 1973

Training for schools

In the days when I was a teacher, I would have made it compulsory and sent half my class. On reflection, I suspect that after my lessons they would have willingly attended.
by Forum Admin
Thu Jul 14, 2005 11:52 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: wetness
Replies: 10
Views: 1305

wetness

The forum is hosted in the UK and set to the local host server time (not GMT/UTC), but you seem to have worked that out for yourselves.
by Forum Admin
Fri May 06, 2005 8:45 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Need Advice
Replies: 4
Views: 1359

Need Advice

I have removed this posting from all other forums, as I regard such multiple posting as an abuse of the Clubhouse. I shall discuss with the moderation team as to whether we shall retain this copy.
by Forum Admin
Fri Mar 04, 2005 9:29 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: avatar
Replies: 25
Views: 3470

avatar

On which note, WoZ, this forum software supports both avatars and smilies, and a lot more besides. When we made the move from the previous system, it was decided to disable support for several of the functions of this sort in order to keep the speed of the forum up as high as possible (an issue I sh...
by Forum Admin
Sat Jan 01, 2005 6:01 pm
Forum: Welcome to the Clubhouse
Topic: A quick guide to posting
Replies: 0
Views: 8511

A quick guide to posting

Before you post a question or a topic for discussion, please use the Search function at the top of the page to see whether it has already been discussed. Please try to post your question in the most appropriate forum. If the moderators feel that a post has been made to the wrong forum, they will mov...
by Forum Admin
Fri Dec 31, 2004 6:13 pm
Forum: Welcome to the Clubhouse
Topic: Privacy statement and terms of use
Replies: 0
Views: 6363

Privacy statement and terms of use

Privacy In order to actively use these forums (i.e. to submit postings rather than just view existing content), users are required to provide a username, password and email address. We will use your email address to validate your registration. However, we will never pass on your email address to th...