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Started by bossab2 on Jan 8, 2021 4:23:49 PM
Royal Mint fails to understand the prefix 'tri'
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Verdigris - 08 Jan 2021 16:32:01 (#3 of 13)

I refer the honourable gentleman to the answer I gave in the previous thread about the same subject.

thisonehasalittlehat - 08 Jan 2021 16:32:35 (#4 of 13)

Link or it doesn't exist.

AdonisBlue - 08 Jan 2021 16:36:51 (#5 of 13)

#1 but it has an appendage coming from below as well? One that's clearly an appendage and different from the four legs as it's segmented and has a claw.

AdonisBlue - 08 Jan 2021 16:38:45 (#6 of 13)

Anyway hopefully they'll stop making these and those left in circulation will become worth billions.

Delighted_User - 08 Jan 2021 16:40:12 (#7 of 13)

10 points.

ReverendBlueJeans - 08 Jan 2021 16:41:59 (#8 of 13)

Those clever quotations type websites are a blimming menace. Very few of them give the source of the quotation they offer (and often misquote, anyway), because they've just borrowed it off another site that also eschews sources.

Our college has a number of inspirational quotations painted on interior surfaces. I set students to track them down and find out where they come from ('It comes from a website called brainyquotes.com...').

When I started doing that I found out that some of the quotations were misquoted, some of the writers had been given the wrong names and one or two were untraceable. I'd be generous and suggest it was the Marketing Department that did all the work, but...

bossab2 - 08 Jan 2021 16:44:24 (#9 of 13)

As the cartoonist from an American Newspaper said:

"On the Internet know one knows you are a dog"

barkis - 08 Jan 2021 16:48:29 (#10 of 13)

The book says a tripod has "long, flexible, glittering tentacles ... swinging and rattling about its strange body".

Agaliarept - 08 Jan 2021 18:28:09 (#11 of 13)

but it has an appendage coming from below as well? One that's clearly an appendage and different from the four legs as it's segmented and has a claw.

That’s its cow grabber.

mikeshadow - 08 Jan 2021 18:35:00 (#12 of 13)

Not quite the same but reminds me of this:

S Y D N E Y, Aug. 21, 2000 -- — A dispute has broken out in Australia over an embarrassing design on the medals for next month’s Sydney Olympics which depict a Roman colosseum rather than a Greek temple...

https://www.google.com/amp/s/abcnews.go.com/amp/In
ternational/story%3fid=82843&page=1

thisonehasalittlehat - 09 Jan 2021 19:09:25 (#13 of 13)

The new yorker magazine, boss.

Otherwise entries accurate as always.

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