Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 16 Mar 2021 08:42

[quote=Attrition post_id=2330366 time=1615794960 user_id=33401]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of ... sso_Convoy

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Skerki_Bank

Revised and expanded, in for a B
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Both B class now.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 21 Apr 2021 20:48

Someone's going round changing titles like Battle of... to battle of... using something called Google En Grams as a pretext. Ouanqueur.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by The Ibis » 22 Apr 2021 00:20

What in the blue blazes is a Ouanqueur?
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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 22 Apr 2021 10:09

It's a variant spelling of "wanker" invented by Steve Bell the former cartoonist of The Guardian newspaper; it's a derogatory term suggesting that someone masturbates. Bell was later purged for criticising the zionist antisemite occupation of Palestine.

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by The Ibis » 22 Apr 2021 13:50

New, useful, vocabulary words are always a plus. Gracias.
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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 22 Apr 2021 16:22

Tosseur is a good synonym too. ;O)

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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by The Ibis » 22 Apr 2021 22:21

Attrition wrote:
22 Apr 2021 16:22
Tosseur is a good synonym too. ;O)
Now that I know what the gimmick is, I can figure it out.
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Re: Poelcappelle 9 Oct 17

Post by Attrition » 23 Apr 2021 08:26

Eythenkew!

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