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Re: All aboard that's coming aboard! [Re: hogmaster] #204639
02/13/12 04:25 AM
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Ah! Draft horses, yes! (Hiya, olls.)

Good heavens: the draft horses were drawing a dray of hops to make draft, which their owners could drink whilst playing Draughts and feeling a draft coming in the window. crazy

Re: All aboard that's coming aboard! [Re: olly] #204642
02/13/12 09:28 AM
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Netherlands, the Hague
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Don't forget the horsies....

Nor the soldiers. "Jeremy escaped from being drafted by playing the lunatic. Which wasn't much of an effort."

Re: All aboard that's coming aboard! [Re: hogmaster] #204643
02/13/12 01:12 PM
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Not bad for a first draft of a list of different meanings.

Re: All aboard that's coming aboard! [Re: Faldage] #204646
02/13/12 01:56 PM
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this too shall pass
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this too shall pass
but before we start singing waught like waft, to rhyme with draft, it should be noted that the IPA is given as /wɑxt/ , where x is ch as in Scots loch (also, the verb waught, to drink or quaff in large draughts, predates our noun by a couple hundred years.)

Re: All aboard that's coming aboard! [Re: Jackie] #204650
02/13/12 08:40 PM
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Hiya, olls

smile

Re: All aboard that's coming aboard! [Re: olly] #204654
02/14/12 03:27 AM
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[waving madly e] smile

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