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Postby saparris » Mon Feb 15, 2010 6:23 pm

They should have just thrown out "sized" altogether. Lab bench.


That's still too dog friendly. How about a "laboratory bench" (or better yet, "a bench about the size of Frankenstein")?
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Postby Slava » Mon Feb 15, 2010 6:41 pm

saparris wrote:(or better yet, "a bench about the size of Frankenstein")?
Then again, mightn't we say:

"A Frankenstein's-monster-sized bench"?
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Postby saparris » Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:54 pm

As long as we all know how big Dr. Frankenstein's monster is, that should do it.
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