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Discussion Topic  Workaholics (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Chielamangus
What is this business of tacking 'aholic' on to a noun to mean addict? If an alcoholic is one addic......
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Discussion Topic  Hello everyone..&c (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Chielamangus
Seems like it's a good week for introducing oneself. I've been lurking too and reckon it's time to e......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Arrrrr, ye scurvy bilge rats! (in Wordplay) by Chielamangus
There are further serious questions about pirates. Why do they all wear spotted handkerchiefs? Admit......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Arrrrr, ye scurvy bilge rats! (in Wordplay) by Chielamangus
I can't find my copy of Treasure Island, but as far as I recall, Long John Silver doesn't actually s......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Ruining The Story Before It's Begun! (in Wordplay) by Chielamangus
"Gotcha!" 'Tom and Jerry' ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Ruining The Story Before It's Begun! (in Wordplay) by Chielamangus
'I think I'll stay in and finish the whitewashing', said Mole. 'Spotted fur is so last year' remar......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Ruining The Story Before It's Begun! (in Wordplay) by Chielamangus
'Let's just send him to the local comprehensive' (Tom Brown's Schooldays) 'Sorry, Biggles, you di......
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Discussion Topic  RE: 6 letters to fun...thread number 3! (in Wordplay) by Chielamangus
FDXUPS Facing Danish xenophobes upsets people sometimes. SUSSED...
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Discussion Topic  RE: Letter Game (in Wordplay) by Chielamangus
Surely you can add the letter wherever you like? I agree with Taddy! Let's get shot of the double ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: What weight is a "pound"? (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Chielamangus
Several possibilities, I'd say. Maybe Swift simply didn't know what new borns weigh. I doubt if they......
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Discussion Topic  Workaholics (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Chielamangus
What is this business of tacking 'aholic' on to a noun to mean addict? If an alcoholic is one addic......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Cultural differences (in Potpourri) by Chielamangus
Oh well, I hold up my hands about the movile livrary. I think what they should do with keyboards is ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Cultural differences (in Potpourri) by Chielamangus
Going back to interesting signs. Back in the days when I could afford to travel on railways there wa......
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Discussion Topic  RE: England, Great Britain and The United Kingdom (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Chielamangus
Shifting onwards, if you telephone someone and a strange voice answers, what do you say? 'Who is th......
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Discussion Topic  RE: "Goodbye" (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Chielamangus
Popular song around 1914-18 was 'Goodby-ee'. I won't quote the whole song but the chorus finished: ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Hello everyone..&c (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Chielamangus
Well, yes, I'm a he. The name is from Burns: 'There's a chiel amang us takin' notes'. After I wr......
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Discussion Topic  Hello everyone..&c (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Chielamangus
Seems like it's a good week for introducing oneself. I've been lurking too and reckon it's time to e......
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