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Re: Daily Thought

Post by Marilyn » 24 Apr 2015, 06:39

Me too, China.
And a good deal of it is still in the wrapper! :laugh5:

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Re: Daily Thought

Post by chinatyke » 30 May 2015, 04:09

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I
may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

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Re: Daily Thought

Post by chinatyke » 31 May 2015, 04:53

I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.

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Re: Daily Thought

Post by chinatyke » 25 Mar 2016, 04:41

What did they call electric eels before electricity was discovered?

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Re: Daily Thought

Post by Stanley » 25 Mar 2016, 05:24

Electrophorus electricus.

Origin

Mid 17th century: from modern Latin electricus, from Latin electrum 'amber', from Greek ēlektron (because rubbing amber causes electrostatic phenomena).
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Post by Tizer » 25 Mar 2016, 10:44

And `electrum' is now the word for an alloy of gold and silver used in jewellery.

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Re: Daily Thought

Post by chinatyke » 31 Mar 2016, 09:54

When you solve something you have found a solution and when you dissolve Parliament it is a dissolution. So why is it that when you dissolve salt in water you form a solution and not a dissolution?

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Re: Daily Thought

Post by Marilyn » 31 Mar 2016, 10:12

(Ooooo...'Eck!)
I am trying to think of a witty retort, China.
I will get back to you!

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Post by Stanley » 01 Apr 2016, 03:51

The words refer to different things. The result is a solution but the salt itself in its original form has been subjected to dissolution.
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Re: Daily Thought

Post by chinatyke » 01 Apr 2016, 12:27

10 out of 10, Stanley.

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Re: Daily Thought

Post by Stanley » 02 Apr 2016, 03:11

:grin: (Bloody Pedants!)
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