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by Bobinwales
Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:59 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Alcoholic container
Replies: 5
Views: 251

Re: Alcoholic container

It isn't an alcoholic container, an "alcohol container" perhaps.
by Bobinwales
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Glove
Replies: 2
Views: 151

Re: Glove

He is wearing a falconers gauntlet Steven.
http://www.themodernapprentice.com/glove.htm
by Bobinwales
Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Grammar
Replies: 4
Views: 275

Re: Grammar

The first person to put a cloth cap on the door was given a Nobel prize.
by Bobinwales
Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Grammar
Replies: 4
Views: 275

Grammar

The importance of grammar.

My wife said, "There's a man knocking the door with a cloth cap".
I said "No wonder I didn't hear him".
by Bobinwales
Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Exploration
Replies: 0
Views: 141

Exploration

One bright day two explorers were walking through the jungle when they come to a clearing. Standing on top of a dead elephant was a pigmy. " What has happened here?”, asked one of the explorers. "I killed it with my club" said the pigmy. "Good grief”, exclaimed the explorer, “Where is your club and ...
by Bobinwales
Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Police device
Replies: 3
Views: 277

Re: Police device

Apparently the British police call it an Enforcer.
I would call it a battering ram.
by Bobinwales
Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: I won't not use no double negatives.
Replies: 5
Views: 333

Re: I won't not use no double negatives.

Rightly or wrongly, I see an ellipsis. So, "Not on my watch... you won't", has the two phrases separated.
I do realise that I might be utterly wrong.
by Bobinwales
Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: A game
Replies: 7
Views: 434

Re: A game

That link hasn't worked Steven.
by Bobinwales
Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: if you don't like any of them
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Re: if you don't like any of them

Have a look at these photographs. You can buy the ones you like, but forget about the ones you don't.
by Bobinwales
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Just legs.
Replies: 4
Views: 278

Re: Just legs.

Many thanks. It was as Ken said, you feel that there should be one to indicate possession.
by Bobinwales
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Sweatshirts
Replies: 4
Views: 322

Re: Sweatshirts

I would differentiate between the two.
by Bobinwales
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Just legs.
Replies: 4
Views: 278

Just legs.

I have posted here rather than in the joke section because I have a question. Should "yours" have an apostrophe ? I can think of arguments for both. . A bloke asked me, "Are you a breast, or a leg man?" I told him that I wasn't either really. Sometimes I preferred legs. sometimes I preferred breasts...
by Bobinwales
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Ceiling light
Replies: 5
Views: 344

Re: Ceiling light

This is a chandelier.
https://vimeo.com/135868777
by Bobinwales
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: facts or not facts
Replies: 2
Views: 205

Re: facts or not facts

I certainly read it as "the President tells lies".
I also feel that Ms Sanders will be looking for a new job; if and when someone explains it to the President.
by Bobinwales
Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Exercise device
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Re: Exercise device

Thanks Phil.I didn't know that either.