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#71337 - 06/04/02 09:43 PM Re: Bole
Geoff Offline
old hand

Registered: 11/12/00
Posts: 819
Loc: Portland,Oregon, USA
our resident gazillion squirrels will furiously dig, burrow and render this bole into a pile of wood shavings

Tell yur PhD (Peanut heaving Doctor) to try termites!


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#71338 - 06/06/02 06:09 PM Re: Bole
wordcrazy Offline
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Registered: 01/26/01
Posts: 275
Tell yur PhD (Peanut heaving Doctor) to try termites!

Bite your naughty tongue, Geoff!

Back to the word "bole", isn't the term "a boled tree" used in the nurseries for a young sapling that is dug out and whose roots with the soil and all is wrapped in burlap ready for transport to garden centers?










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#71339 - 06/06/02 06:19 PM Re: Bole
Wordwind Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 09/30/01
Posts: 6296
Loc: Piedmont Region of Virginia, U...
And then there are polled trees, aren't there? Ones that have the upper branches cut off kind of flat?

I'm persistent here, I know--but I wonder whether you could poll a bole?

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#71340 - 06/07/02 06:32 PM Re: Bole
wow Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 11/25/00
Posts: 3439
Loc: New England, USA
could (you) poll a bole?

Arrrrgggghhhh!!!!


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#71341 - 06/07/02 07:46 PM Re: Bole
wofahulicodoc Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 08/06/01
Posts: 4772
Loc: Worcester, MA
...and if you had a penny a pitch (and a loverly bunch of coconuts), could you roll a poll a bole?


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