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Halleluyah!!! I should have got the "R" considering I took my sister to her teacher's training college in Alnwick!! However at last:
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BFTW
BFTW
That's the coup de gras on that one !! I did enjoy the search this morning although I came close to retirement!! :-D

Thanks Neil !!
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mickthemaverick wrote:
25 Mar 2021, 12:54
Halleluyah!!! I should have got the "R" considering I took my sister to her teacher's training college in Alnwick!! However at last:
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That's the coup de gras on that one !! I did enjoy the search this morning although I came close to retirement!! :-D

Thanks Neil !!
Well done Mick. Some tremendous resources on Flickr, like the net in general, there seems to be a group for every subject, however niche. Some people like compiling albums of petrol station photos, like Chris Barker

https://www.flickr.com/photos/131286969@N05/albums

Rix put 5% Biodiesel in their fuel in the early 2000's.

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Not really a quiz as there is only one question, but it is a good one! 50 points for the answer on the card:

What is the longest word in the English language?

Deadline 10pm tonight for submissions :-D
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Smiles?
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50 points awarded to James, well done!! and deadline cancelled!!
For anyone who doesn't understand why he has got the longest word:
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There's a MILE between the ESSES!!
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Was in the middle of this when James pitched in. Some alternative answers.
mickthemaverick wrote:
01 Apr 2021, 19:32
Not really a quiz as there is only one question, but it is a good one! 50 points for the answer on the card:
What is the longest word in the English language?
Deadline 10pm tonight for submissions :-D
Have you been on the English Chess Forum-Off Topic Chat Lounge equivalent Mick :?:

Anyway, I am guessing this one is on your card
from the playground....smiles because there is a mile between the first and last letter
from the words "The English Language" the longest word is Language
the actual longest word in most English Dictionaries is the largely made up and unused
"Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis"


Heres a few for you/and anyone else who cares to join in from the English Chess forum

Which poison starts with six consonants and ends with nine?
What word is pronounced differently if the first letter is a capital.?
Which word becomes shorter if you add two letters to it?
Regards Neil
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Does anybody know which word in the English language is hardest to measure its' length (and why)?
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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
01 Apr 2021, 20:30


Heres a few for you/and anyone else who cares to join in from the English Chess forum

Which poison starts with six consonants and ends with nine?
What word is pronounced differently if the first letter is a capital.?
Which word becomes shorter if you add two letters to it?
Regards Neil
My answers:
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Strychnine
Differently :-D
Short
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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
01 Apr 2021, 20:30

Heres a few for you/and anyone else who cares to join in from the English Chess forum

Which poison starts with six consonants and ends with nine?
What word is pronounced differently if the first letter is a capital.?
Which word becomes shorter if you add two letters to it?
Regards Neil
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Well the first is Strychnine and the last is short but
the middle one evades me at the moment!! unless of course it is Differently? :-D
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bobins wrote:
01 Apr 2021, 20:48
My answers:
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Strychnine
Differently :-D
Short
3/3 well done!
mickthemaverick wrote:
01 Apr 2021, 20:53
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Well the first is Strychnine and the last is short but
the middle one evades me at the moment!! :-D unless of course it is Differently? :-D
2/3 3/3 Well done!

There are alternatives for 2 and 3. Well the Chess forum came up with a few...
They started of with word things then went onto maths and number sequences which lost me off.

Here's a number one which looked easier than their sequence thing
Using the numbers 2, 4, 6 and 8 and the simple operations + - x / ( ) Make 25 (obviously you can only use each number once)
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Hell Razor5543 wrote:
01 Apr 2021, 20:30
Does anybody know which word in the English language is hardest to measure its' length (and why)?
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postbox - because you never know how many letters it has!
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mickthemaverick wrote:
01 Apr 2021, 21:03
Hell Razor5543 wrote:
01 Apr 2021, 20:30
Does anybody know which word in the English language is hardest to measure its' length (and why)?
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postbox - because you never know how many letters it has!
Nice, and a good answer (so it deserves 25 points), but not what I had in mind.
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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
01 Apr 2021, 21:02
mickthemaverick wrote:
01 Apr 2021, 20:53
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Well the first is Strychnine and the last is short but
the middle one evades me at the moment!! :-D
2/3 Well done!

Regards Neil
You clearly missed my edit on that one :-D !! thinking about who do we appreciate now. :-D
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Hell Razor5543 wrote:
01 Apr 2021, 20:30
Does anybody know which word in the English language is hardest to measure its' length (and why)?
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Ok, how about elastic because its length is always variable? :-D
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mickthemaverick wrote:
01 Apr 2021, 21:10
Hell Razor5543 wrote:
01 Apr 2021, 20:30
Does anybody know which word in the English language is hardest to measure its' length (and why)?
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Ok, how about elastic because its length is always variable? :-D
And THERE is the 50 point right answer! Well done.