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by brynpoeth
17 Sep 2019, 6:02am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: What English do you SPEAK?
Replies: 233
Views: 24751

Re: What English do you SPEAK?

Been hearing modern Hebrew on the radio, it is lingua franca in Israel, many people speak English and other languages too
Many people move to Israel as grownups, do they manage to learn the language easily?
by brynpoeth
17 Sep 2019, 5:57am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Fungi identification
Replies: 48
Views: 825

Re: Fungi identification

Right queer and interesting organisms
Please to post the Welsh names too :wink:
by brynpoeth
17 Sep 2019, 5:36am
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: Fave quotes...
Replies: 204
Views: 12964

Re: Fave quotes...

It is nice when people come to visit
It is nice too when they stay a while to eat and talk
And it is especially nice when they go away again

After Wilhelm Busch
by brynpoeth
17 Sep 2019, 1:03am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Speed Flasher Machine Things - do They Work?
Replies: 25
Views: 516

Re: Speed Flasher Machine Things - do They Work?

Using square brackets is standard practice to indicate clarification/comment As noted already, there are also minimum speed limits I do not 'stick' to the maximum speed limit any more than I stick to my overdraft limit, I know only too well what should happen if I did that Perhaps others would care ...
by brynpoeth
16 Sep 2019, 8:49pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pay to pee?
Replies: 106
Views: 7610

Re: Pay to pee?

Trying to get back on topic
What does the Grey Funnel Line do with human waste? Is it treated, or just pumped into the ocean?
Are modern ships more spacious and comfortable for inmates?
by brynpoeth
16 Sep 2019, 8:43pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Speed Flasher Machine Things - do They Work?
Replies: 25
Views: 516

Re: Speed Flasher Machine Things - do They Work?

Disagree One should use the word maximum, there are minimum speed limits too! 'Sticking' to the maximum limit is like sticking to the path. One should stay on a path but keep away from a maximum limit One should keep a safe distance from the maximum, keep on the right side of the limit, right side o...
by brynpoeth
16 Sep 2019, 8:32pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Speed Flasher Machine Things - do They Work?
Replies: 25
Views: 516

Re: Speed Flasher Machine Things - do They Work?

'Stick to [maximum] speed limits'?
I do not like that phrase
Better to keep comfortably below the maximum
by brynpoeth
16 Sep 2019, 5:33am
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: An Intellectuals View on Camping
Replies: 15
Views: 600

Re: An Intellectuals View on Camping

Youth Hostels are or were good for meeting people
by brynpoeth
16 Sep 2019, 5:07am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Lightest Steel Bike 5.5 Kilo's
Replies: 54
Views: 1441

Re: Lightest Steel Bike 5.5 Kilo's

A ship displaces water
by brynpoeth
16 Sep 2019, 3:00am
Forum: On the road
Topic: People shouting 'left' 'right' etc on a cylce path whilst approaching from behind
Replies: 83
Views: 2212

Re: People shouting 'left' 'right' etc on a cylce path whilst approaching from behind

Best not to touch a stranger, they might be shocked and spontaneously lash out
by brynpoeth
16 Sep 2019, 2:54am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pay to pee?
Replies: 106
Views: 7610

Re: Pay to pee?

Glad I never went down the mines where it was custom to bath/shower with ones mates after a shift :? Try having a life at sea with a couple of hundred ship-mates. Sleep in bunks only a few feet apart, shower together, urinals and cubicles cheek by jowl :lol: Knowing everything about each other and ...
by brynpoeth
15 Sep 2019, 5:31pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: A positive thread
Replies: 671
Views: 120129

Re: A positive thread

A plan for CTC world domination is mentioned elsewhere, my plan is to take over A Positive Thread :wink:
Got up early in the dark today Sunday to cycle to a little church, stopped at a couple of bookswap stations in the way home, did 28 km but felt tired and smug as if I had done a century
by brynpoeth
15 Sep 2019, 4:46pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Fungi identification
Replies: 48
Views: 825

Re: Fungi identification

Cugel, vocab!
FSO: Fungus-Shaped-Objects
Fascinating too are lichens and mosses, how they grow on the sunny or shaded sides of boulders
Amy LWMs, Large Wild Mammals?
by brynpoeth
15 Sep 2019, 6:27am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: POETRY
Replies: 63
Views: 16610

Re: POETRY

Radley Culham Appleford, Didcot Cholsey Goring Pangbourne Tilehurst, Reading General, Taplow Burnham Maidenhead Slough Ealing Broadway and London Paddington..

Grantham, Newark, Retford..
by brynpoeth
15 Sep 2019, 6:23am
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Site on Yorkshire Wolds
Replies: 4
Views: 146

Re: Site on Yorkshire Wolds

Breakfast? Porridge? Full Yorkshire?