A Conversation for The Great English Summer

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Elentari

Good entry, though I do detect a level of snark, Mr. I-grew-up-in-Australia! smiley - winkeye

If I was being really picky, I'd tell you that the phrase used at Wimbledon is 'Ladies and gentlemen, play is suspended', but I'm not, so I won't. smiley - tongueout


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U168592

How dare you, it was written with pure love of England in my heart! smiley - tongueout


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Elentari

I should hope so! How long have you been here now?


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U168592

um, too long, or not long enough? smiley - laugh


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Post 5

Elentari

smiley - laugh


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Post 6

Sho - gainfully employed again

And isn't the phrase "rain stopped play"?

but anyway
smiley - applause

How I miss the English summer!


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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

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Do you want that changing, Matt?


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U168592

no, as both my copies of the book use what I have quoted. I prefer to quote from the original source, not the internet.


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U168592

It is a bit wrong for a direct quotation though, so it best be this:

'Believe me, my young friend, there is (italicise)nothing(italicise) — absolute nothing — half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.'


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