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SimonRL

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Posted: 19/02/2009 19:10:07
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Horse gin or horse 'gin ?

Discuss Wink (actually it's for a book caption and I'm wondering which is correct)
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royfellows

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Posted: 19/02/2009 19:36:38
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Everyone knows what the one looks like, so here is the other



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Posted: 19/02/2009 20:16:22
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simonrl wrote:

Horse gin or horse 'gin ?

Discuss Wink (actually it's for a book caption and I'm wondering which is correct)

We've been here before! It's 'gin (if one is being pedantic) since the term is a contraction of engine.

Here endeth the first lesson. Smartass

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SimonRL

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Posted: 19/02/2009 20:19:55
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jr48 wrote:

simonrl wrote:

Horse gin or horse 'gin ?

Discuss Wink (actually it's for a book caption and I'm wondering which is correct)

We've been here before! It's 'gin (if one is being pedantic) since the term is a contraction of engine.

Here endeth the first lesson. Smartass


Ta jr!

It was the fact it was a contraction that lead me to ask, but thanks for clearing it up for me Flowers
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Posted: 19/02/2009 20:21:02
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Mr JR? (didnt you get shot a few years ago on TV?)

Joking aside, I have just learned something I didn't know, many thanks for that.

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