A Conversation for Written in Black and Wight: H - Answers

I got...

Post 1

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Freshly Vaccinated

All of them right except for two of the matching. I confused hacker and harl.

That tale about your cousin's ancestor is...well, that's why h2g2 is here. smiley - rofl To make sure we get the real story of Earth. smiley - winkeye Priceless, and you won't find *that* kind of information in the Huff Post.

I'm also amazed: I knew what holystoning was, but I didn't know why it was called that. You have added to my appreciation of nautical writings.

Truly, all roads lead to the Isle of Wight.

In exchange, I offer you a gardening discussion from the Appalachians, in a dialect I have no trouble understanding:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPhH0rF7jTE


I got...

Post 2

Elektragheorgheni -Please read 'The Post'

I didn't do as well as Dmitri as I have a lot less linguistic skill and didn't grow-up with dialect speaking relatives. I knew hawk and guessed hoss stinger and I knew the last three in the longer quizz . I really enjoyed the history of holy-stones and hearing of your cousin's infamous ancestor---not everyone is lucky enough to have an ax murderer in their family. smiley - winkeye


I got...

Post 3

Bluebottle

I'm glad you're both still enjoying the quiz.smiley - ok
I'll look at that link later when I can access Youtube.

<BB<


I got...

Post 4

SashaQ - happysad

The matching was a bit easier for this one, but I didn't get them all right.

The main quiz was interesting, though smiley - ok Family history does rather discover the smiley - blacksheep...


I got...

Post 5

Bluebottle

I was on the train this morning glancing through the free newspaper and 'Hugger-Mugger' was mentioned in an article:
http://www.metro.news/awhape-your-friends-with-these-words-ripe-for-revival/745773

<BB<


Key: Complain about this post

More Conversations for Written in Black and Wight: H - Answers

Write an Entry

"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a wholly remarkable book. It has been compiled and recompiled many times and under many different editorships. It contains contributions from countless numbers of travellers and researchers."

Write an entry
Read more