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The glacier is out to lunch #52504
01/12/02 05:29 PM
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This thread is starting to sound suspiciously like the stotting thread with a heavy sports patina. Shall we go for the hat trick, Helen, and make it a food thread?


Re: The glacier is out to lunch #52505
01/12/02 06:43 PM
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Well, Consuelo, there's the sh in shish kebab--and there's a push in that, too.

And, Faldage, it's not just the p in push--there the "uh" and the follow up thrust in the "sh."

Besides, there's also shove. There's push and thrust in that, too.

I just can't accept that "sh" is reserved for calming babies.

Hushed for a while,
Wordwish and wishes can be pretty powerful forces matching the movement of certain glayshers


Re: The glacier is out to lunch #52506
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The best thing for calming babies is a bust in the mouth.


Re: The glacier is out to lunch #52507
01/13/02 12:31 AM
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The best thing for calming babies is a bust in the mouth.

Now Dr. Bill,

Must we go there again?

Angel




Re: The glacier is out to lunch #52508
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Dear Angel: That is one of the truly most beautiful things in life. No ribaldry in that comment.


Re: Glaciers....? #52509
01/13/02 01:42 AM
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For me, in glacier the sh always had a touch of a "z" lanced into it...almost like glazier, but not quite. Perhaps closer to the mid-consonant sound in brassiere...which, in the etymology of its other form, brasserie, has: OF bracier! where's that booby emoticon when you need it?

And in glacial the sh always a bit softer...gla-shul.


Re: Glaciers....? #52510
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the mid-consonant sound in brassiere
Is that what you think is in brassiere? [ for you]


Re: Glaciers....? #52511
01/13/02 01:16 PM
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> How do different AWADers pronounce glacier?

glay - see - ya

Post Edit: and glay - see - yull (as in full)

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Re: Glaciers....? #52512
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dubdub - I hope you reach the pot of gold with your mental matters glacial - read on....

One of the principal methods of finding ore bodies in Canada (and elsewhere I presume) is by drilling into the "boulder trains" left by glaciers and subsequently buried by sediments. The trains are located by various geophysical means such as gravity, magnetic or radiometric surveys and drilled into. If the glacier originated or passed through a mineral rich area, the chunks of rock torn off and transported down flow will contain anomalous traces of the mineral the company is seeking. Follow the anomalies up flow until they stop and you're standing on top of an ore body!!

Sort of like Hansel and Gretel's bread crumb path.

stales


Re: Glaciers....? #52513
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Dear Stales,

What you've provided here is gold indeed. Many thanks for your post--I think that train is just the one I need to catch to work what I need to work.

Best regards,
DubDub


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