The questions-you-feel-you-ought-to-know-the-answer-to Thread

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by KneesUp, 11 Jul 2019 at 10:26.

  1. Edwardoka

    Edwardoka Facetious Remark Generator, Waffler

    I just realised how appropriate your username is for this discussion.
     
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  2. Edwardoka

    Edwardoka Facetious Remark Generator, Waffler

    Neither of those are picks - this is a pick
    YHB01_pickaxe_1_1028_400x400.jpg
    As is
    fender_celluloid_black_heavy__63950.1470692341.500.400.jpg
     
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  3. Edwardoka

    Edwardoka Facetious Remark Generator, Waffler

    I don't know, we should transport some there and see how they get on...
     
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  4. midlife

    midlife Guru

    Plectrum?
     
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  5. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    Adze the wrong person.
     
  6. YukonBoy

    YukonBoy The Monch

    Location:
    Inside my skull
    Yes penguins live at number 1, snowy bank, North Pole. It is obvious when you get there, there's a notice on the front door says no cold callers or bears.
     
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  7. Edwardoka

    Edwardoka Facetious Remark Generator, Waffler

    No you're thinking of electrum: an alloy of gold and silver.
    Plectrum is the fleshy cartilaginous bit that separates nostrils
     
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  8. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Location:
    oSLo
    Leeds, Leicester, Lechlade, Leigh on Sea are a long way from the north east! ;)
     
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  9. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

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    oSLo
    You can't have polar bears living at the North and South Poles.

    They'd suffer from bipolar depression.
     
  10. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    Chapel-en-le-Frith
     
  11. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

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    Don't know, but I thought you could 'pick up a penguin' anywhere!
     
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  12. Edwardoka

    Edwardoka Facetious Remark Generator, Waffler

    Steaux-en-le-Wold
     
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  13. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Location:
    oSLo
    Lea Valley - a double wammy!
     
  14. twentysix by twentyfive

    twentysix by twentyfive Clinging on tightly

    Location:
    Over the Hill
    :laugh:

    Very good @classic33 :laugh:
     
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  15. Right. It's actually the City and County of Kingston upon the River Hull. The reference to Wyke earlier is only partially correct, as Wyke was a collection of other existing villages.

    The reason it's just known as 'ull, is that the locals took exception to the name as it was foist on them by a King for letting him use the docks to run supplies to his army fighting the Scots, and simply didn't use it. It was the Kings Town, or so he liked to think, as opposed to the Kings Stone that some others get their name from. We're not known for conforming or being told what to do, is the basic reason.

    I can't find the text I read it from, so I'll summarise an example. One of the Kings left some soldiers in the town to keep order, with strict instructions to the locals to make sure they were still there when he came back to collect them. When the King returned, he was lead to the citadel by the ever obedient locals, to find his soldiers still there, all present, all correct, all nailed to the wall.
     
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