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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Sun, 07 May 2006 2:35 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:SMS, it's very much a real word.

From Hamlet , when Hamlet is speaking to Ophelia 'Get thee to a nunnery...'

Me thinks its Act III, scene 1.


Okay, my bad :oops: all I had was the Farmers Almanac, :(


Bonus point: What was the first writer/publisher of the Farmer's Almanac?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 07 May 2006 2:51 pm

Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:SMS, it's very much a real word.

From Hamlet , when Hamlet is speaking to Ophelia 'Get thee to a nunnery...'

Me thinks its Act III, scene 1.


Okay, my bad :oops: all I had was the Farmers Almanac, :(


Bonus point: What was the first writer/publisher of the Farmer's Almanac?


I'm NOT THAT OLD! But my first guess would be, if my highschool history holds good, Ben Franklin?

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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Sun, 07 May 2006 2:54 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:SMS, it's very much a real word.

From Hamlet , when Hamlet is speaking to Ophelia 'Get thee to a nunnery...'

Me thinks its Act III, scene 1.


Okay, my bad :oops: all I had was the Farmers Almanac, :(


Bonus point: What was the first writer/publisher of the Farmer's Almanac?


I'm NOT THAT OLD! But my first guess would be, if my highschool history holds good, Ben Franklin?


Well done :)

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 07 May 2006 2:58 pm

According the Google "The old Farmers Almanac" was published by Robert B. Thomas, while Ben Franklin's Almanac was by Ben? How? I think both of us were thinking about Ben's yeah?

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Postby Vaucluse » Sun, 07 May 2006 3:00 pm

Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:The only Latin I was taught was Pig Latin. oday ouyay owknay owhay otay eakspay itay?


#-o Pigs can't speak Latin, only Italian, you silly woman!!!
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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Sun, 07 May 2006 3:15 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:According the Google "The old Farmers Almanac" was published by Robert B. Thomas, while Ben Franklin's Almanac was by Ben? How? I think both of us were thinking about Ben's yeah?


I read the Ben Franklin biography earlier this year, and he is definitely creditied for the Farmers Almanac we all know and love. He also used many pseudonyms throughout his life.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 07 May 2006 3:20 pm

Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:He also used many pseudonyms throughout his life.


He would have made a great forummer wouldn't he! :)

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Sun, 07 May 2006 3:23 pm

if you find nuns in a nunnery, fishes in a fishery, and wines in a winery,

why don't you find galls in a gallery, flowers in a flowery or butts in a buttery?

are there stations in stationery, slippers in slippery, or hoses in hosiery?

oh well, i shall put you out of misery and end this foolery!

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Postby Bubbles » Mon, 08 May 2006 3:57 pm

Ha ha, WIMH. Funny old language English, isn't it?
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Postby Saint » Mon, 08 May 2006 4:16 pm

If con is the opposite of pro, then congress is the opposite of progress?

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Postby Bubbles » Mon, 08 May 2006 4:18 pm

Hmm.....unless it's 'Sexual Congress'....which is a different thread altogether..... :D

Sorry mods, not trying to bring down the tone....or anything....lol.
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