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Why Do Archaeologists Call A Hill A 'Tell' ?
« on: 25/06/2010 17:46:09 »

Dear Archeologists,

See this hill ?


A hill !

..nice eh ? being delivered next Tuesday ....why do ewe lot call it a ' Tell' ?

what's all that about ?..do tell !

This is a swiss bloke called William Tell


A Swiss Bloke Called William Tell


He does not look anything like a hill !! he looks like a bloke !..not a hill !!

So, why call a hill a ' tell ' ?


Ta

hugs and stuff

mwah with tongues


Neil
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Why Do Archaeologists Call A Hill A 'Tell' ?
« Reply #1 on: 26/06/2010 17:38:21 »
OY VEH!

You think you're a goyum????

You should only know better, What did you do in Hebrew school? Sleep?

'Tel' is the Hebrew word for hill. Even me, a gentile knows that!   

For you, mister smarty-pants, here is the derivation form Wikipedia - tell (from Hebrew: תֵּל‎, tel)
The whole thing is "A tell (from Hebrew: תֵּל, tel, Arabic: تلّ‎, tall), meaning "hill" or "mound", is a type of archaeological site in the form of an earthen mound that results from the accumulation and subsequent erosion of material deposited by long human occupation."

What would your mother think????? You should only hide this from her. She would die if she knew!
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Why Do Archaeologists Call A Hill A 'Tell' ?
« Reply #2 on: 26/06/2010 18:44:57 »
OY VEH!

You think you're a goyum????

You should only know better, What did you do in Hebrew school? Sleep?

'Tel' is the Hebrew word for hill. Even me, a gentile knows that!   

For you, mister smarty-pants, here is the derivation form Wikipedia - tell (from Hebrew: תֵּל‎, tel)
The whole thing is "A tell (from Hebrew: תֵּל, tel, Arabic: تلّ‎, tall), meaning "hill" or "mound", is a type of archaeological site in the form of an earthen mound that results from the accumulation and subsequent erosion of material deposited by long human occupation."

What would your mother think????? You should only hide this from her. She would die if she knew!


Oy vay !!

I can only conclude that the mohel cut the end off the wrong head !!...D'OH !!

 

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Why Do Archaeologists Call A Hill A 'Tell' ?
« Reply #3 on: 27/06/2010 03:07:37 »

Even me, a gentile knows that!   


That can be fixed. Can we interest you in our 24 hour alteration service?
 

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Why Do Archaeologists Call A Hill A 'Tell' ?
« Reply #4 on: 28/06/2010 02:15:12 »
You mean he needs to have his garter belt let out???
 

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