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« Reply #25 on: 19/07/2011 15:58:51 »
Mazurka - Someone who annoys many (mass irker) .  Many apologies in advance  ;D
No apologies needed  ;D- I should apologise for visting infrequently... [:0]


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Homicide - the wall connecting the front and back of my house
Irony - a bit like Iron
Insurance - Animals of of family Formicidae living in waste-water pipes
Circle - proper title when Cle has been knighted
Partnership - Items essential for nautical activities (such as hull, engine, rudder etc)
 

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« Reply #26 on: 19/07/2011 17:28:59 »
Calculator - what a boat builder says when he has to stop plugging the gaps between the planks on a boat because his wife tells him to come and get his dinner.

Locomotive - Insanity defense (in Spain).
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« Reply #27 on: 21/07/2011 16:50:59 »
Newton - a condition sometimes associated with inebriated amphibians.
 

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« Reply #28 on: 21/07/2011 17:06:47 »
Berate = Marks out of 10 for bearing pollen.

Pantechnicon - Underwear worn by a photographic engineer.

Hailstone - JimBob or Bass
 

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« Reply #29 on: 21/07/2011 17:59:33 »
Waterlogged - the record Don_1's missus kept of his business mileage for his tax return.
 

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« Reply #30 on: 22/07/2011 17:05:24 »
Demografx - Feline Egyptian Sun God breaks eggs.

Geezer - Forum member given to spouting off.
 

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« Reply #31 on: 22/07/2011 18:29:02 »
Ostracize - extremely large eggs.
 

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« Reply #32 on: 22/07/2011 21:13:50 »
Steamboat Willie - goes like a train.
Puffin - Having a cigar
Freon - A hippy's idea of property
Realtor - No fake pulpit
Priest - A really high vicar
 

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« Reply #33 on: 23/07/2011 17:31:53 »
Hurricane - Fast food in a tin

Alarm - Mr Gore's upper limb

Tortoise - Wot thay duned two uz in skowl (Be fair, it had to come)

Terrapin - Device to secure a nappy (US = Diaper) (So did that)
 

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« Reply #34 on: 25/07/2011 16:32:37 »
I was recently reminded of my favorite alternative definition.  Sadly, although it involves no rude words, it is proabbly a little bit too offensive for a nice place like here. 
(anyone intrigued by this can PM me!)
 

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« Reply #35 on: 25/07/2011 17:18:58 »
I was recently reminded of my favorite alternative definition.  Sadly, although it involves no rude words, it is proabbly a little bit too offensive for a nice place like here. 
(anyone intrigued by this can PM me!)

Intrigued, outrigued, uptrigued, downtrigued....... I'm every direction of trigued imaginable..... pray, do tell..... I'm all ears
 

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« Reply #36 on: 25/07/2011 21:10:39 »
Constable - where the prisoners eat their lunch.

"Good aftable conshternoon. What sheems to be the problem?"
 

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« Reply #37 on: 25/07/2011 23:59:45 »
Current account - that's a'how we a'counta the currants.
 

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« Reply #38 on: 26/07/2011 09:46:40 »
Constable - where the prisoners eat their lunch.

If you read that as most native englishmen would it almost needs moderation for rude language!
 

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« Reply #39 on: 26/07/2011 10:07:18 »
Constable - where the prisoners eat their lunch.

If you read that as most native englishmen would it almost needs moderation for rude language!

Being forever the innocent, I'm sure I don't know what you mean.
 

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« Reply #40 on: 26/07/2011 10:14:01 »
Bisexual - kerbcrawler

December - ten ashes

Station - to remain spurned
 

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« Reply #41 on: 26/07/2011 10:53:43 »
Station - to remain spurned

'Stationed', surely? :)

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« Reply #42 on: 26/07/2011 12:09:47 »
Station - to remain spurned

'Stationed', surely? :)

(I know, I know.  Don't call me Shirley!)

I see the FOG has not lifted yet.
 

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« Reply #43 on: 26/07/2011 16:45:07 »

If you read that as most native englishmen would it almost needs moderation for rude language!


 

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