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Our countup thread

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Re: Our countup thread

#881 Post by thundril » October 20th, 2011, 12:34 pm

Latest post of the previous page:

864 I thought it was called a 'fluke'? (If any ball goes where it's supposed to after I've struck it, it's a fluke. :) .

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#882 Post by Dave B » October 20th, 2011, 2:09 pm

864

According to the mate, in the RAF, I used to play snooker with I had "jammy" balls . . .
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#883 Post by thundril » October 22nd, 2011, 10:17 pm

EEEwwucchh! As they say these days, and probably always have. That's too much information, Dave!
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#884 Post by Dave B » October 22nd, 2011, 11:24 pm

866

:laughter:

All I meant was, when I got a fluke he would say, "That's a jammy ball you got there!"

:shrug:

No-one else used "jammy" for "lucky" then?
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#885 Post by Fia » October 23rd, 2011, 12:00 am

Language is weird. I had a rather unpleasant image of red jam covered testicles, despite knowing that jammy means lucky.

Can I raise the tone?...

867 guillotine

Seems not :redface:

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#886 Post by jaywhat » October 23rd, 2011, 6:03 am

868
Almost makes me want to get out my knitting ! :smile:

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#887 Post by jaywhat » October 30th, 2011, 5:09 am

869

I have just altered my BST setting to GMT. It has not affected my life on little bit.

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#888 Post by jaywhat » November 9th, 2011, 5:44 am

870

I am now embarrassing myself -not :smile:

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#889 Post by Dave B » November 10th, 2011, 10:03 pm

871 - Alfred became king of the Saxons.

He should not have, he was the fourth, and most scholarly, son but all of his brothers died before him. This may be considered A Good Thing, as Alfred the Great he laid the basis for the English nation and left two children, Edward and Aethelflaed, who continued his work.
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#890 Post by jaywhat » November 19th, 2011, 3:42 pm

872

Represents my house in several ways. The digits add up to the house number and there are words on page 872 of my dictionary that are relevant :-

junk - contents of my 'den'
jungle - description of the garden
jumper - what I wear when watching 'The Killing' - :laughter:
Jungermanniiales - plants which I am sure I do not have in my garden.

...and at this juncture, I think I need another cup of tea.

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#891 Post by jamesjones950 » November 22nd, 2011, 5:56 pm

U-873

WWII German U-Boat
a "New Atheist" for the last 55 years

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#892 Post by Fia » November 22nd, 2011, 9:46 pm

p874 of my Oxford English Reference dictionary starts: Mamet, David, and ends: manageable.

Marvellous :)

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#893 Post by jaywhat » November 23rd, 2011, 5:49 am

875 is a homo sapiens gene and I am so glad that I discovered this:-

The protein encoded by this gene acts as a homotetramer to catalyze the conversion of homocysteine to cystathionine, the first step in the transsulfuration pathway. The encoded protein is allosterically activated by adenosyl-methionine and uses pyridoxal phosphate as a cofactor. Defects in this gene can cause cystathionine beta-synthase deficiency (CBSD), which can lead to homocystinuria. Multiple alternatively spliced transcript variants have been found for this gene.

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#894 Post by Nick » November 23rd, 2011, 8:58 am

jaywhat wrote:What would we do without google and wiki ?
Something useful instead.....?

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#895 Post by jaywhat » November 25th, 2011, 10:03 am

877 true

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#896 Post by jaywhat » December 9th, 2011, 2:39 pm

878

page 878 of Chambers dict has katakana a two syllabic writing system in Japan.

This reminds me that my goldfish, named Jojo, speaks with only 2 syllable words (or phrases)
'Hello jaywhat'
'Hya jojo'
'jaywhat happy?'
'sort-of jojo'
'me-am as-well'

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#897 Post by Dave B » December 9th, 2011, 3:08 pm

[jaywhat talks to his goldfish . . . . . . . . ooer!]

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#898 Post by thundril » December 9th, 2011, 3:47 pm

880 I don't speak to Jaywhat's goldfish. Somebody has to. And with living nearer than me, I suppose it makes sense that Jaywhay ought to do it.

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#899 Post by Dave B » December 9th, 2011, 4:02 pm

[Hang on, I got it wrong: jaywhat's goldfish talks to him . . . . . . . . oo-even more-er!]

Er, jaywhat, do you keep this, er, goldfish in a tank or a cage? Does it has feathers or scales (ignoring that they are really the same thing)? Couldn't really be a yellow budgie by any chance could it? My friend's got a sort of chubby goldfish with big lateral fins that does looks a bit like a budgie I have to admit, but it keeps stum (except for blowing bubbles at tea time.)

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#900 Post by jaywhat » December 10th, 2011, 7:29 am

882

Jojo is in the pond outside and does not say much this time of year - in fact, I have not seen jojo for quite a while. Mind you I have not been by the pond musing lately. You have to muse.

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#901 Post by Marian » December 21st, 2011, 1:04 pm

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