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Old 24-02-2015, 05:11   #46
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Re: Apostrophes & Boat Names

I think you two are just proving my point.

With whatever it was that you were saying.
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I think you two are just proving my point.

With whatever it was that you were saying.
Doesn't that just irk you when someone speaks in a secret language?
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An example given by Prof. Cassandra Pybus was the claim by the Huon and Channel Aboriginal people who had an oral history of descent from two Indigenous women. Research found that both were white convict women. '
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What about the name gollywobbler for a cutter...is that just wrong? I like the name but unlikely to buy a schooner.


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With a bit unusual name it's more clear to use it together with the description of the vessel like "sailing yacht Unnesessary Complications" (it's a real name of sailing dinghy) or "MV Doesn't Matter". Makes it easier to understand IMHO..
In the vein of "Who's on first..."
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