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#195979 - 01/12/11 02:55 AM Re: mini one 'til wofa's [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Well done wofa (goodness you're very good at this aren't you?!)

If you want to try and get the BONUS word...

p.s.it isn't a classic novel...
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#195990 - 01/12/11 07:16 AM Re: mini one 'til wofa's [Re: bexter]
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re ulan

Oil of Ulan...was a beauty product or skin moisturiser in Australia. Began its life in South Africa as Oil of Olay...1900, I think. It was a pink fluid rather than a cream. And when the product sent to the international market...it was renamed, something that they thought might be more appealing to each homeland.....hence Oil of Ulay (UK and Ireland), Oil of Ulan (Australia) and Oil of Olaz (France, Italy, the Netherlands and Germany).
Name change...around 2000 the company amalgamated the name, and Oil of Ulan and Ulay became Olay globally.

Now I know you guys may not be interested in 'beauty products' but the origin of words always fascinates.....

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#195993 - 01/12/11 07:49 AM Re: mini one 'til wofa's [Re: Candy]
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Could the bonus story be.... Clifford the story of a big red dog...this was favourite bedtime story for my children.

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#195996 - 01/12/11 08:04 AM Re: mini one 'til wofa's [Re: Candy]
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Unfortunately it's not...(there is a clue as to its origin in the beginning bit of the piece in brackets...)
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#196019 - 01/12/11 09:22 AM Re: mini one 'til wofa's [Re: Candy]
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My mother had Oil of Olay on her stand for years.
Haven't thought of it since. Thanks for fond memory.
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#196085 - 01/13/11 08:16 AM Re: mini one 'til wofa's [Re: bexter]
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Originally Posted By: bexter
There are 5 classic novels in here (BONUS and one modern (satirical) novel from the world of the flying turtle...) ....


I have been looking for the last (bonus)one.....


I looked for Gamera the giant, flying turtle-like creature from japanese monster movies...but then you said books, not movies, so thats why I couldn't find him!

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles..no sign of them either...

Have this joke about flying turtles though....

Deep within a forest a little turtle began to climb a tree. After
hours of effort he reached the top, jumped into the air waving
his front legs and crashed to the ground.

After recovering, he slowly climbed the tree again, jumped, and
fell to the ground. The turtle tried again and again while a
couple of birds sitting on a branch watched his sad efforts.
Finally, the female bird turned to her mate.

"Dear," she chirped, "I think it's time to tell him he's adopted."


Now I'm all out of ideas......maybe you didn't mean stories/novel about turtles, maybe just country/place they are found!!!!

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#196086 - 01/13/11 08:21 AM Re: mini one 'til wofa's [Re: Candy]
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Hmm well another hint: The turtle is a star turtle
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#196090 - 01/13/11 08:36 AM Re: mini one 'til wofa's [Re: bexter]
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wont help me.

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#196091 - 01/13/11 08:37 AM Re: mini one 'til wofa's [Re: Candy]
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maybe google...GIANT STAR TURTLE and see what you get... wink

p.s. great joke!


Edited by bexter (01/13/11 08:37 AM)
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#196093 - 01/13/11 08:52 AM Re: mini one 'til wofa's [Re: bexter]
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glad you appreciated it.....I love turtles.
I was thinking of changing my forum name..and today considered 'flying turtle' they are very rare and mystical....I could have avatar to match.....

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