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by Bobinwales
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Describing someone as fat
Replies: 7
Views: 6133

Re: Describing someone as fat

I don't think that I have mentioned it before, but I have been appointed Town Crier of Pontardawe, and will shortly be leading the Father Christmas Parade. I have spoken to our Town Clerk because our Mayor has a similar waistline to mine, he is also bearded, to find out if he would be robed for the ...
by Bobinwales
Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Describing someone as fat
Replies: 7
Views: 6133

Re: Describing someone as fat

"Overweight" is a useful word as well.
by Bobinwales
Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: enough painkillers
Replies: 1
Views: 4235

Re: enough painkillers

Take enough painkiller so that you won't feel any pain.
by Bobinwales
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: bleeding ears
Replies: 1
Views: 4558

Re: bleeding ears

Yes.
But "His left ear and nose were bleeding" is more natural.
by Bobinwales
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: worried
Replies: 1
Views: 4865

Re: worried

Yes.
by Bobinwales
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: and that I have read
Replies: 2
Views: 5475

Re: and that I have read

None of them are natural.
That is the book that I read which has a lot of information on the subject.
by Bobinwales
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Opinions on why the chicken crossed the road
Replies: 5
Views: 13041

Re: Opinions on why the chicken crossed the road

SCHRÖDINGER: The chicken is on both sides of the road.
by Bobinwales
Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Klicks
Replies: 6
Views: 6019

Re: Klicks

I have only ever hear the term in science fiction books.
by Bobinwales
Sun Sep 22, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: waited till
Replies: 2
Views: 5095

Re: waited till

I would write, and say, "until" actually.
by Bobinwales
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Clothes hanger
Replies: 13
Views: 12248

Re: Clothes hanger

I have long held a theory that the rings around Saturn are comprised of lost socks.
Uranus also has rings, much lighter and younger than Saturn's... television remote controls!
by Bobinwales
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: It's laughable
Replies: 0
Views: 13346

It's laughable

A bloke in the pub told me that if you boil a funny bone you get laughing stock. He thought he was being humerus.
by Bobinwales
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Are we there yet?
Replies: 4
Views: 10566

Re: Are we there yet?

Then we went into a restaurant and asked the waitress how to pronounce the name of where we were.
She said, "Burrrgerr Kiingg".
by Bobinwales
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: in which
Replies: 4
Views: 6197

Re: in which

No.
I would probably say something along the lines of, "There has been a terrible accident. We don't know how many people were hurt".
by Bobinwales
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: Perdaughter
Replies: 4
Views: 9233

Re: Perdaughter

I did say that it was a bad joke.
However I did find it interesting that the Isle of Man is also called Mann, so it picks up an extra 'n' for some reason that I have yet to discover.
by Bobinwales
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: Perdaughter
Replies: 4
Views: 9233

Re: Perdaughter

Phil White wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:03 pm
Bobinwales wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:25 pm
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