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Re: Last Word [Re: LukeJavan8] #227969
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Endeavors should not be mocked just because they have failed. (10)

Re: Last Word [Re: A C Bowden] #227970
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Failed attempts many hundreds of times preceded Edison's light bulb invention (11)

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Last Word - an even dozen [Re: LukeJavan8] #227971
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"Invention is the necessity of Mother," Reverend Spooner lauded maternal ingenuity. (12)

Re: Last Word - an even dozen? [Re: wofahulicodoc] #227972
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Originally Posted by wofahulicodoc

"Invention is the necessity of Mother," Reverend Spooner lauded maternal ingenuity. (12)

You're one word short... smirk

The insertion of a single word... [Re: A C Bowden] #227973
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... will do it. (Iolanthe, Act II)

"Invention is the necessity of Mother," Reverend Spooner lauded her maternal ingenuity. (12)

Re: Misplaced 'u' [Re: wofahulicodoc] #227975
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'Ingenuity' is a badly formed word, apparently resulting from a confusion with 'ingenuous'. (13)

not even "dys-" [Re: A C Bowden] #227985
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"Ingenuous" ought to mean the opposite of "disingenuous," but peculiarly enough it doesn't quite. (14)

Re: Last Word [Re: A C Bowden] #227986
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Quite enough gun violence has taken place, and it is time to desensitize online gaming (15)

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Re: Last Word [Re: LukeJavan8] #228021
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Gaming appeals to those British aristocrats who are too idle to go foxhunting or grouse shooting. (16)

Re: Last Word [Re: A C Bowden] #228034
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Shooting the spectacular underwater fight scenes won the cinematographer a deserved Oscar at that year's Academy Awards. (17)

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