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by MarkS
Wed Feb 24, 2010 1:36 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: QUINCUNX? An English word?
Replies: 8
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the pattern of dots for 5 on a die or playing card is one of the most common examples of a quincunx
by MarkS
Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:32 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: TRUCK
Replies: 13
Views: 3959

In the UK i've only ever heard it in the first two senses. Never heard it as 3 or 4. However my shorter OED does have an entry mentioning 4 though as a rarity. Even in senses 1 & 2 it's not common, a bit flowery. most common use is for the most types of lorry, fixed or artics (semis?), where it'...
by MarkS
Thu Feb 11, 2010 5:17 am
Forum: WELCOME HOME!
Topic: Welcome,enigma
Replies: 29
Views: 27655

Enigma=Eddie88 then?
by MarkS
Wed Feb 10, 2010 4:26 pm
Forum: WELCOME HOME!
Topic: Welcome,enigma
Replies: 29
Views: 27655

Greetings to all!

Hi Luke, good to see you've wasted no time climbing the leader board.

Good to see few familiar names, but no Sleeper! I'm inconsolable.

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