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Topic: Somerset Maugham
Posted: Friday, July 13, 2018 8:57:28 AM
mawm
Topic: As few sth as possible
Posted: Wednesday, July 4, 2018 12:49:19 PM
As many as possible - As few as possible (countable)
As much as possible - As little as possible (uncountable)
Topic: tRump
Posted: Saturday, June 16, 2018 11:04:43 AM
Preaching to the converted ...
Topic: I am eating my dinner.
Posted: Friday, June 8, 2018 10:49:32 AM
Also = I'm having dinner (or eating dinner)
Topic: put up the paper
Posted: Saturday, June 2, 2018 10:06:08 PM
perhaps refers to bank notes ... paper money?
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 6, 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 6, 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 4, 2018 12:36:05 PM
owt is northern English pronunciation of aught (anything)
Topic: More Word Hub problems ...
Posted: Monday, November 6, 2017 4:02:06 PM
the plural of watt ... refused.
neon but not freon
sens, sensi, but not sense or senses!

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