Peter Sheil (petersheil) wrote,
Peter Sheil

I have to take my hat off to Phillip Howard in his word watching column in the Times today. His first word is offa and the three alternatives are :-
a. A lesbian
b. Off of
c. Sweetbread

The correct answer is ... actually I'll let you sweat on that :)

For those not in the UK (and for those in the UK that don't know it) Offa's Dyke was a linear earthwork along the England / Wales border ( presumably to keep the barbarians out (and no, I'm not specifying which side they came from). Nowadays it is a long-distance footpath and part of our national heritage.

Ahh, happy days :)

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    Just popping in to delete spam posts ... this is the only reason I come here nowadays. Peace peter

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    Nothing great or surprising, just a note to say I'm alive and far more likely to be found on facebook. Peace peter

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    For the record, you can find me on facebook ... I only pop back here to delete spam from old posts :) Peace peter

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