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Started by Spell Chick, December 20, 2017, 11:46:10 AM

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Spell Chick

Imperfect Reason My thoughts, such as they are.

Gyppo

Ell

(Ancient cloth measurement, around 39".)

Jo Bannister

Ell is also a printer's measure: it's the minimimum vertical space needed for printing in English, ie the height of the tallest letter.

elk (Not to be confused with ilk, as one of our more rabid correspondents to the paper did constantly.  The image of "Gerry Fitt and his elk" has never left me.}


Gyppo

Quote from: Jo Bannister on September 27, 2022, 07:43:01 PMelk (Not to be confused with ilk, as one of our more rabid correspondents to the paper did constantly.  The image of "Gerry Fitt and his elk" has never left me.}

I'm not surprised.  Guide dogs in the houses of parliament are one thing, but a full-on half-ton Irish Elk with twelve foot wide antlers would have been memorable.


Gyppo

I didn't forget we were following on from Elk.

Elm

Jo Bannister


Gyppo


Laura

If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner.
Tallulah Bankhead

Gyppo


Laura

If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner.
Tallulah Bankhead

Gyppo


Jo Bannister


Laura

If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner.
Tallulah Bankhead

Gyppo


Spell Chick

Imperfect Reason My thoughts, such as they are.