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User Name: alertec
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Topic: went up the water
Posted: Monday, February 26, 2018 12:11:08 PM
Purely a guess ... people went to "the water (or waters" i.e. a spa, for therapeutic reasons. This was an upperclass occupation, the working class could not afford the time (or the expense!)Again, I'm just guessing.
Topic: decade - in relation to praying
Posted: Tuesday, February 06, 2018 9:07:50 AM
Oops - I made a mistake. It's 5 sets of 10 beads.
Topic: decade - in relation to praying
Posted: Tuesday, February 06, 2018 9:05:23 AM
She must be a Roman Catholic praying on her rosary beads. The rosary is chain with three sets of ten beads that are called "decades". On each bead, one recites a "Hail Mary", a prayer to the mother of Jesus. "Telling off the beads" is probably a way of describing this prayer, which is repeated for each bead. Devout Catholics often carry their beads with them.
Topic: will keep
Posted: Thursday, January 04, 2018 12:36:05 PM
owt is northern English pronunciation of aught (anything)
Topic: More Word Hub problems ...
Posted: Monday, November 06, 2017 4:02:06 PM
the plural of watt ... refused.
neon but not freon
sens, sensi, but not sense or senses!
Topic: I decided to not admit my son to hospital.
Posted: Friday, October 06, 2017 12:58:29 PM
Unless, of course, Koh is the physician and would rather see her son treated somewhere else ...
Topic: "My slipper is dropped."
Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017 2:08:24 PM
My slipper fell off
Topic: Why are you sit so high?
Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 9:42:15 AM
Why are you sitting so high?
Not sit.
High up sounds rather redundant.
Topic: More Word Hub problems ...
Posted: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 2:47:07 PM
more legitimate words refused by word hub ...

graves (not as an adjective, but as a noun. plural should be legit!)
Topic: More Word Hub problems ...
Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017 4:18:18 PM
word hub refuses "scales" "sense" "senses" "freon" ...

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