Word and letter games.

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Re: Word and letter games.

Post by Ketchup » Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:55 pm

Minus 1 ?
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Re: Word and letter games.

Post by Ketchup » Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:56 pm

bindeweede wrote:Stands
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What does this represent?

or ... minus one understands ?


ETA: NO-ONE UNDERSTANDS !! :thumb:
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Re: Word and letter games.

Post by bindeweede » Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:57 pm

Not playing any more. (Stomps off in huff )

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Re: Word and letter games.

Post by Ketchup » Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:57 pm

Aw ... spoilsport.

I was enjoying this game. :-P
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Re: Word and letter games.

Post by chaggle » Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:58 pm

Ketchup wrote:What five letter word would be pronounced the same if its last four letters were removed?
I can think of a six letter word which would sound the same if the last five letters were removed - I wonder if we're thinking of the same one?
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Re: Word and letter games.

Post by bindeweede » Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:59 pm

Queue. :D

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Re: Word and letter games.

Post by chaggle » Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:59 pm

bindeweede wrote:Queue. :D
Ha!! I reckon you're right.

I was thinking of Haitch - which only works if you're catholic.
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Re: Word and letter games.

Post by Ketchup » Fri Oct 30, 2015 6:00 pm

bindeweede wrote:Queue. :D
Yes. :thumb:

chaggle wrote:I was thinking of Haitch - which only works if you're catholic.
Wha .. ?? :-? I don't get it.
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Re: Word and letter games.

Post by bindeweede » Fri Oct 30, 2015 6:01 pm

Me neither.

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Re: Word and letter games.

Post by chaggle » Fri Oct 30, 2015 6:01 pm

bindeweede wrote:
chaggle wrote:I was thinking of Haitch - which only works if you're catholic.
Wha .. ?? :-? I don't get it. :con
Me neither.
Well I was brought up C of E but was sent to RC school at age 9 for reasons only known to my Mum. When I got there I suddenly found that the eighth letter of the alphabet was pronounced Haitch as opposed to the Aitch which I was used to. I have since found out that it is commonly known that Prods pronounce it Aitch and RC's pronounce it Haitch. :con
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Re: Word and letter games.

Post by bindeweede » Fri Oct 30, 2015 6:02 pm

Ah.

OK, try this.

Fill in the blanks with the same 4 letters to make 5 different words.

A ____ old woman on ____ bent, picked up her ____ and away she went. “____ my son” she was heard to say, “what shall we do to ____ today?”

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Re: Word and letter games.

Post by Ketchup » Fri Oct 30, 2015 6:03 pm

chaggle wrote:
bindeweede wrote:
chaggle wrote:I was thinking of Haitch - which only works if you're catholic.
Wha .. ?? :-? I don't get it. :con
Me neither.
Well I was brought up C of E but was sent to RC school at age 9 for reasons only known to my Mum. When I got there I suddenly found that the eighth letter of the alphabet was pronounced Haitch as opposed to the Aitch which I was used to. I have since found out that it is commonly known that Prods pronounce it Aitch and RC's pronounce it Haitch. :con
lol - Where I come from, it was the la-di-das that pronounced it Aitch. (Then again, the la-di-das were the (English) Protestant land owners who lived in the big houses on land stolen from their original inhabitants (Catholics) by Cromwell and his cronies. (I lived in 'The Pale'). The east coast of Ireland was where all the best land was and so they got turned out of their homes and told to go "to hell or to Connaught" (the west of Ireland where all the bogs and marshlands were). The legacy lives on.

To me - it's Haitch. :thumb:
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Re: Word and letter games.

Post by bindeweede » Fri Oct 30, 2015 6:03 pm

It's all interesting stuff. I was brought up, though not born, in Jarrow, a town with some historic resonance. We weren't "la-di-da" in any way, and neither were any of my friends. I'd never heard "Haitch" until I moved "darn sarf". :)

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Re: Word and letter games.

Post by DrS » Fri Oct 30, 2015 6:17 pm

and from my perspective, it's not only properly aitch, but it's the would-be la-di-das who add the h in haitch, thinking that someone common dropped an aitch somewhere and they'd better put it back ...

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Re: Word and letter games.

Post by Ketchup » Fri Oct 30, 2015 6:18 pm

bindeweede wrote:Fill in the blanks with the same 4 letters to make 5 different words.

A ____ old woman on ____ bent, picked up her ____ and away she went. “____ my son” she was heard to say, “what shall we do to ____ today?”
A vile old woman on evil bent, picked up her veil and away she went. "Elvi my son" she was heard to say, "what shall we do to live today?"
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