Challenge: Bath stain

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Challenge: Bath stain

Post by Erik_Kowal » Thu Mar 12, 2009 7:16 am

What is a suitable name for the stain in the bathtub that won't come off or that comes back again after you thought you'd finally got rid of it?
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Re: Challenge: Bath stain

Post by Shelley » Thu Mar 12, 2009 9:24 pm

yellow-tubbie
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Post by Phil White » Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:02 pm

Greenamel
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Re: Challenge: Bath stain

Post by Ken Greenwald » Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:25 pm

How about:

extraordinary bathetic rendition

bathtub jinn
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Re: Challenge: Bath stain

Post by Erik_Kowal » Thu Mar 12, 2009 11:59 pm

Wrathtub.

Ghost stain.

Water spite.

Shark mark.

Scrubbing troubles.

Carbonate footprint.

Dry-water mark.
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Re: Challenge: Bath stain

Post by Bobinwales » Fri Mar 13, 2009 10:51 am

§≠#±∞ing stain!
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Re: Challenge: Bath stain

Post by Phil White » Fri Mar 13, 2009 11:27 am

batholith
The detritus of a Baath party
Bathyscrape
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Re: Challenge: Bath stain

Post by dante » Fri Mar 13, 2009 1:37 pm

Hello everyone,

"Indomitable fleck" sounds the best to my "still unaccustomed to english" ear Erik :)
I'm joking , I'm still struggling with much simpler vocabulary than that, so I can't tell about this of course. It was interesting for me though since the first serbian word that came to mind was "fleka" which undoubtedly shares the same etimology with the english "fleck".

I've looked up in the MW dictionary and here's what they say about the etimology of "fleck" :

"..from Middle English, probably modification of Old Norse "flekkottr", from "flekkr" spot, akin to Middle Dutch "vlecke" spot,stain, Old High German "flec" , "fleccho" ,spot, piece of land, and perhaps Latin "plaga" region "
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Re: Challenge: Bath stain

Post by Lanfear » Fri Feb 19, 2010 1:16 pm

Tide-Dye; referring to those red stains after one has coloured one's hair.
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Re: Challenge: Bath stain

Post by Wizard of Oz » Sat Feb 20, 2010 4:11 am

.. an enamalous pain ..

WoZ with is rubber ducky
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Re: Challenge: Bath stain

Post by Edwin F Ashworth » Tue Feb 23, 2010 5:54 pm

a grime-wave
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