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#198741 04/03/11 06:39 PM
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it looks like yett was just too easy; I’ll have to rectify that..

a) a starchy vegetable related to the sweet potato. primarily grown in Russia [submitted by obihave]
b) the young of the custacea, Kiwa hirsuta or yeti lobster [Candy] voted for by BranShea
c) Scots a nasty person; a jerk [tsuwm] olly, Owlbow [say, are these the same person?!]
d) a tool used to force oakum into the plank seams of a wooden ship [Owlbow] etaoin
e) obs from Old Norse -- to talk or utter rapidly or nonsensically; chatter [Jackie] Faldage
f) a jungle stew and city for which it is named in West Central, Africa; popular among tourists [Luke] Candy
g) a traditional garland of ribbons (yetties) placed halfway on one of the masts of a whaler [BranShea] Avy, Jackie
h) a goat's milk cheese similar to stilton, traditionally made in Northunbria [Faldage]
i) a long-haired ungulate, native to northern Europe and Scandinavia [wofa]
j) chiefly Scotland a gate or grille of latticed wrought iron bars used for defensive purposes in castles and tower houses [wikipedia] wofa, obihave, Luke

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obligatory comments:
1) three(3) players sussed the wiki def’n – that’s just too many!
2) Bran and tsuwm each gathered two votes, but there was some hint of irregularity in each case!?
2) only two(2) (sort of) yeti-like def’ns; but I’ll award the Armil Memorial trophy to wofa
3) yes, tsuwm (and Luke), yett is a cognate of gate; but a jerk is a gett/git
4) is there a winner? per usual, and perforce, not in *this game
5) also, per usual, comments/complaints are welcome, but will be roundly ignored by the MGMT


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Yes, some evaluation would be fitting here.
Tswum gathered two votes, but as we yàll know that tsuwm and hogmaster is one and the same player I would propose, especially since points don't matter that hogstuwmaster gathers -1 vote.

No, yett wasn't too easy. If it would have been easy I would have guessed it in stead of taking refuge to kiwi, lobster and caviar.
The best guessers among us were after you, is all. The real cream de la cream.

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As is the host, thus he suspects his guests, the saying goes. No irregularities on my side of the tub. And if you don't know your olly from your Owlbow, well, what do you know?

laugh Thanks for the round and providing the new knowledge that yett means gate. Very nice!

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Originally Posted By: hogmaster

d) a tool used to force oakum into the plank seams of a wooden ship [Owlbow] etaoin

Is that someone we know?

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Originally Posted By: hogmaster

d) a tool used to force oakum into the plank seams of a wooden ship [Owlbow] etaoin

Is that someone we know?



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I like D, because you just don't get to say oakum often enough.
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Avy, you have to pay better attention if you want to follow along. grin

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I mighta gone for h but for the slight spelling error.

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Originally Posted By: Jackie
I mighta gone for h but for the slight spelling error.


which I missed, but *was in the original! < whew >


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Ahhhh! Buffalo - formerly known as Etoain. NOW I get it.

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Originally Posted By: Jackie
I mighta gone for h but for the slight spelling error.
Ha! smile so sweet, I bet he did it on purpose.

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D'oh! Bit by my own petard.

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Anna! Look! They're flirting with each other!

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