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Author Topic: Chris Grayling does it again - and is now gone  (Read 7019 times)
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« Reply #30 on: November 01, 2019, 04:57:31 pm »

A member of my team was in complete shock when I explained that idea and ideal were two different words with two different meanings. She had gone 56 years believing they were interchangeable.
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« Reply #31 on: November 04, 2019, 09:49:40 pm »

Yesterday (Sunday) I heard someone ask for "Guaval juice." Despite its notoriety, the terminal L is not that often heard IME, but this was very distinct. The odd thing is it wasn't in Bristol! It was in Bath close, but a different accent.
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Tuesday had come down through Dundrum and Foster Avenue, brine-fresh from sea-travel, a corn-yellow sun-drench that called forth the bees at an incustomary hour to their bumbling.
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« Reply #32 on: November 05, 2019, 08:32:18 am »

My late friend of Barrow Gurney - the village, not the institution - opined that the city's original name was Brist Ho!

... But that must have let the dust in.
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