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Post by plaques » 04 Dec 2019, 10:30

Tin foil?

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Post by Cathy » 04 Dec 2019, 10:38

Some thin elastic knitted in with the wool?
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Post by Stanley » 04 Dec 2019, 13:24

Ian is closest. One last push Gloria, don't let him steal it, look at the colours!
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Post by Gloria » 04 Dec 2019, 17:01

Horse hair?
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Post by PanBiker » 05 Dec 2019, 00:18

Sheep and Alpaca which coincidentally are used as guards for flocks of sheep.
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Post by Stanley » 05 Dec 2019, 02:49

I don't think you are going to get this one. I'll give it a few hours and come clean. You are all in the right area but the wrong source of yarn! If you knew it it would be dead easy.....
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Post by Marilyn » 05 Dec 2019, 03:00

Angora rabbits...

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Post by Wendyf » 05 Dec 2019, 06:54

Shetland wool?

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Post by chinatyke » 05 Dec 2019, 07:50

Did you hear about the canny Yorkshireman who noticed there was always sheep wool on barb wire fences. He decided to make a business from it and he spent the next 60 years collecting it. He died last week and do you know how much he left?
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Post by Stanley » 05 Dec 2019, 08:21

Sorry, you've all forgotten one possibility. Last clue, The answer has a Biblical flavour. (I've given it to you!)
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Post by Marilyn » 05 Dec 2019, 08:27

Ah...!...the pubic hair of naked virgins!

( l :surprised: hair from loaves, or fishes?) :biggrin2:

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Post by Stanley » 05 Dec 2019, 08:30

No no no Maz! BIBLICAL!
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Post by Gloria » 05 Dec 2019, 08:33

Donkey hair?
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Post by Stanley » 05 Dec 2019, 08:58

Sorry, not hair, it's wool! Final clue and this ought to do it, the sheep have two sets of horns!
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Post by Gloria » 05 Dec 2019, 09:05

JACOB SHEEP?????
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Post by Marilyn » 05 Dec 2019, 09:15

Virgins, Loaves, Fishes IS biblical...as are lambs, oxen, donkeys and doves! In fact, if you think back to the Ark, everything is pretty much covered...even them 'oribble (hairless) snakes...

Does the animal have cloven hooves? (Cos you are on the dark side now...)

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Post by Stanley » 05 Dec 2019, 09:42

Yes Gloria, you've got there! This is natural colour Jacob wool. The lady reared the sheep, sheared them and spun the wool herself. One of my island friends gave me a fisherman's jersey that she had made and when she heard she made me a beanie as well. I have an idea she was from England and had ended up on Eigg as governess for the children of the owner before Schellenberg.
Maz, I've racked my brains but can't remember any biblical reference to naked virgin's pubic hair.....
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Post by Marilyn » 05 Dec 2019, 10:12

:laugh5: all virgins have pubic hair lad...naked or not!

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Post by Stanley » 05 Dec 2019, 12:31

Do you know young woman, I knew that but not from the Bible, from field work..... :biggrin2:
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Post by Stanley » 06 Dec 2019, 03:39

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All right, it's a keyboard. But controlling what?
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Post by Gloria » 06 Dec 2019, 08:21

No idea, but could it be military?
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Post by Cathy » 06 Dec 2019, 08:44

Anything to do with Typesetting?
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Post by Stanley » 07 Dec 2019, 05:11

You are almost there Cathy. Bit more detail needed!
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Post by Cathy » 07 Dec 2019, 08:47

A very early typewriter, maybe a Braille typewriter
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Post by Stanley » 07 Dec 2019, 08:54

No Cathy, you are right about the typesetting, but what particular sort? Clue, it's obsolete now but used to be state of the art.
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