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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #275 on: September 21, 2018, 10:03:00 am »
Sushma Swaraj, India's foreign affairs minister. Swaraj translates as "self rule".
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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #276 on: September 21, 2018, 10:06:17 am »
There is a cyclist local to me called David Busby. I first met him years ago. Then this week he gave a surprising talk ...

Can you guess what small pet(s) he keeps for a hobby??
Has never ridden RAAM
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No.11  Because of the great host of those who dislike the least appearance of "swank " when they travel the roads and lanes. - From Kuklos' 39 Articles

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #277 on: September 24, 2018, 03:42:44 pm »
Mindy Grossman, CEO WW (Weight Watchers rebranded)
Mike Lean, Professor of Human Nutrition, Glasgow.

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #278 on: September 24, 2018, 03:51:42 pm »
There is a cyclist local to me called David Busby. I first met him years ago. Then this week he gave a surprising talk ...

Can you guess what small pet(s) he keeps for a hobby??

he keeps telephones as pets?
I hate the army and I hate the RAF
I don't wanna go fighting in the tropical heat
I hate the civil service rules
I won't open letter bombs for you

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #279 on: September 24, 2018, 05:36:09 pm »
Ferrets?

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #280 on: September 24, 2018, 06:20:53 pm »
Dead leftpondian musical choreographers?
2018 targets: Survive
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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #281 on: September 24, 2018, 07:12:36 pm »
I met Paul Carpenter on Sunday. He is retired, but was visiting the church building to show his family some of his handiwork from the 1980s... yes, his efforts still look beautiful, and are made of wood.

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hellymedic

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #282 on: October 12, 2018, 01:01:36 pm »
I see Claire Curley is national director of Scoliosis Association UK.

There's a chap named Evill who has been charged with a Nefarious Crime...

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #283 on: October 30, 2018, 04:02:37 am »
I guess we must have had Roger Kneebone, Professor of surgical education at Imperial, before.

https://www.bbc.com/news/education-46019429
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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #284 on: October 30, 2018, 09:44:16 am »
Let's hear if for Clare Panniker, Chief Exec of Southend Hospital.
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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #285 on: November 08, 2018, 09:08:59 pm »
Who else would Bradley Stokes play for?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/46136144
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et avec John, excellent lecteur de road-book, on s'en est sortis sans erreur

hellymedic

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #286 on: November 09, 2018, 12:58:59 am »
Guy Hills of Dashing Tweeds is a distant cousin of mine.
His daughter is named Primrose.
They live in NW3 just north of Regent's Park...

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #287 on: November 27, 2018, 11:53:52 am »
The lawyer arguing for the EU Council at the ECJ today called Hubert Legal.

https://twitter.com/MehreenKhn/status/1067351515977924609
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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #288 on: November 27, 2018, 12:38:22 pm »
Who else would Bradley Stokes play for?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/46136144
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Bradley Stoke Town FC
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Ugh. Bradley Stoke is not a town, it's just a shopping mall with housing attached.
The earth is vast and beautiful and contains many miraculous places. (Chekhov)

Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #289 on: November 30, 2018, 11:58:43 am »
Mrs Ham has a tome on Art Quilting (ie, ninja sewing) written by a Linda Seward

hellymedic

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #290 on: December 01, 2018, 09:20:20 pm »
Mrs Ham has a tome on Art Quilting (ie, ninja sewing) written by a Linda Seward

Crewel!

Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #291 on: December 03, 2018, 07:55:58 am »

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #292 on: December 03, 2018, 11:44:21 am »
So a tailor makes knives while a knife-maker made aeroplanes.
I dare eat all that may become a man.

But hold the oysters.

Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #293 on: December 07, 2018, 08:53:49 pm »
A lorry stuck under a railway bridge. The slogan on the back of the lorry is "More sky, less roof."

https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/live-lorry-slogan-more-sky-2302981
The earth is vast and beautiful and contains many miraculous places. (Chekhov)