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by Bobinwales
Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Funds are looking
Replies: 3
Views: 172

Re: Funds are looking

It means that he will have to see whether he has enough money to pay for his cinema ticket.
(We very rarely hear "movie theatre" in the UK, although "movie" is probably heard as often as "film" now. And don't forget that "theater" is a US spelling)
by Bobinwales
Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Dates
Replies: 0
Views: 159

Dates

someone told me that because most people keep track of anniversaries and the like on their computers and smart-phones these days that calendars days are numbered.
by Bobinwales
Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: as of a gun..
Replies: 2
Views: 156

Re: as of a gun..

It is an archaic usage, "like a gun going off" would be more usual now.
by Bobinwales
Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Rider
Replies: 7
Views: 368

Re: Rider

Wheelies are simply idiotic. Take a look at this fool.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSkVxKioqVs
by Bobinwales
Sat Aug 19, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: The Confessional
Replies: 0
Views: 118

The Confessional

One day an eighty-year-old man went into the confessional of a small Catholic church. . When prompted by the priest he said, “Well Father, yesterday I met three air hostesses in a pub. We hit it off really well and went back to my house, and I made love with all three until the early hours. We fell ...
by Bobinwales
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Pillow
Replies: 3
Views: 221

Re: Pillow

You know that I will be stealing that don't you?
by Bobinwales
Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Pants
Replies: 5
Views: 287

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: 301

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: 404

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: 329

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: 191

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: 301

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: 966

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: 195

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: 206

Re: as much as anybody

I would say (a).