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by Bobinwales
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Agree politely
Replies: 2
Views: 1349

Re: Agree politely

All three look reasonable to me.
by Bobinwales
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Camping
Replies: 3
Views: 1528

Re: Camping

According to Google, it is the Inceptional Ridges of Hawaii.
by Bobinwales
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: a fascinating story
Replies: 1
Views: 1232

Re: a fascinating story

Neither 1 or 2 are saying what you think that they are saying.
The line you are looking for is surely, "That is too scary a story to read to a child".
The other version would be along the lines of...
"That's a scary story you can read to a child".
by Bobinwales
Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Wedding
Replies: 4
Views: 1565

Re: Wedding

I seem to remember people having a "quiet wedding" as opposed to a "white wedding". I have no idea if youngsters still use the terms.
by Bobinwales
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: It's not flooded with water
Replies: 7
Views: 1952

Re: It's not flooded with water

This is the tidal causeway from Rhossili to Worms Head on the Gower Peninsular not too far from where I live.
As you can see at high tide the causeway is completely submerged. It is not unknown for visitors to get stuck overnight.

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by Bobinwales
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: It's not flooded with water
Replies: 7
Views: 1952

Re: It's not flooded with water

I would call it a causeway.
"At low tide you can walk to the island on the causeway".
by Bobinwales
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Shipwrecked
Replies: 0
Views: 1391

Shipwrecked

Once upon a time a man was shipwrecked alone except for a pig and a dog on a desert island. After a while they were quite comfortable and able to take some time to relax. One of their favourite times of the day was the amazing sunsets which they watched from the beach. On one such evening the man fe...
by Bobinwales
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: Welcome to the Clubhouse
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 7
Views: 10520

Re: Coronavirus

Stay well everyone.
It isn't easy staying at home, relying on people to run messages, but it is essential if you are that sort of age like my wife and I.
by Bobinwales
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Saint David's Day
Replies: 4
Views: 8431

Re: Saint David's Day

So did I, Phil, so did I.
I raised a glass to St Piran on the 5th March as well. :wink:
by Bobinwales
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: House
Replies: 4
Views: 7657

Re: House

Just in case anyone gets confused reading this in the future:
Storey - UK English
Story - American English.

In the UK "story" only means a tale.
by Bobinwales
Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Saint David's Day
Replies: 4
Views: 8431

Re: Saint David's Day

I am sorry that I haven't replied earlier, I have been away.
Thank you for remembering, and Phil, Gobeithio eich llyswennod yn ddiwrnod da hefyd.
In answer to your question Paul. I wear both, I made this ceramic brooch myself.
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by Bobinwales
Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Bridge
Replies: 3
Views: 7396

Re: Bridge

That looks like a perfectly good term to me.
by Bobinwales
Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Bob
Replies: 4
Views: 8372

Re: Bob

Whatever it is, it has nothing to do with me!
by Bobinwales
Sun Feb 16, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Deadly gas
Replies: 3
Views: 7760

Re: Deadly gas

You will find that Americans pass gas whilst British people break wind.
by Bobinwales
Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: Folded like a cheap xxxx
Replies: 3
Views: 8101

Re: Folded like a cheap xxxx

I m with Phil. I have never heard anything to do with cheap suits.
Something can be all over you like a rash I grant you, but never a suit.