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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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My wife has come up with a brilliant suggestion. It wasn't that either but it's a good answer, so if the memory continues to play up I'll pretend that was it.

Bob

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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And

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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Excellent! I thought that would be hard for you.

Bob

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Google.

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Here's three pictures to give you some clues.

Yes three, that's not a mistake!

Bob

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi Bob

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Yes! Two to go.

Bob

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi Bob

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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You are getting there.

Bob

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Oooh,I know the game!

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Got it!

Just the beer to go.

Bob

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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You British chaps and your measurements!

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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I'm off to bed. Well done for getting them all! Excellent job!

See you tomorrow.

Bob

ps. "You British chaps" Excellent use of English idiom.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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You have an email!

And thanks!

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi

I have remembered the original 5 P S and I think it is a reasonable challenge.

Clue: once again, my avatar provides a hint.

You British chaps and your measurements!

That was an easy one. I could make it lots more challenging if you want.

btw They also use these measures in the USA.

Bob

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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So even my second guess about 5 P S isn't correct? Bummer...

Thank you for the compliment on the idiom. Yes,I found out that the US uses a different than you. Yours is the imperial pint. But it wasn't easy without the beer help.

Do you have any more?

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Well you can try the original meaning for 5 P S.

and/or I can give you loads involving measurements.

Bob

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I will think about the 5 P S,but you could post the measurements one meanwhile.

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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OK. Here are some of those crazy British measurements. Expect that they are tough! (I have written them down so I won't forget.)

6 F in a F

4 G in a P

1 A was the A of L that could be P in 1 D with 1 O

5 S is 1 E, 2 E, ... 5 E.

480 G of G makes 1 T O

Happy googling!

Bob

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi Bob

*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2012-04-30 06:52:15)*

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Stefy,

That's brilliant. And I thought number 3 would be hard!

What did you google? "Crazy British Measurements"?

Bet that gave you them all.

Bob

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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No,I had to make a separate search for every of them.I still have 4 left.The five values are confusing me greatly.

Three was easy when I noticed the first A.

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