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Henny Penny

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Re: Henny Penny

#781 Post by animist » July 19th, 2012, 6:38 pm

Latest post of the previous page:

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Emma Woolgatherer wrote:growled the man who gave us "cruentation"!
quite, and in fact my "COD" contains "kenspeckle" but not "cruentation". Anyway, despite my threat, I don't think you or TT will have much trouble with:

Hennikinsy Pennikinsy - how the study of divinity flows;

and a really awful quickie which relates to another current thread: Henny Kenny - we think this philosopher stinks!
so they were not so easy. The first one: I worked for a building firm and remember a fellow-librarian mixing up Hennikinsy with Pennikinsy when ordering a book about concrete. The second one: it's an ill wind from Heidegger

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Re: Henny Penny

#782 Post by Emma Woolgatherer » July 20th, 2012, 1:14 pm

Now I'm even more flummoxed. How the study of divinity flows has something to do with concrete? :puzzled:

The other one, I presume, is fartin' Martin. :D

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Re: Henny Penny

#783 Post by animist » July 20th, 2012, 4:18 pm

Emma Woolgatherer wrote:Now I'm even more flummoxed. How the study of divinity flows has something to do with concrete? :puzzled:

The other one, I presume, is fartin' Martin. :D
correct. The other "clue" was more something amusing I have always wanted to mention rather than much of a clue, I admit. Think about flow or about the study of divinity and you should end up with a rhyme: the amusing booboo was caused by bad handwriting, and the flow bit does relate to concrete.

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Re: Henny Penny

#784 Post by Emma Woolgatherer » July 20th, 2012, 4:41 pm

animist wrote:Think about flow or about the study of divinity and you should end up with a rhyme
But that's what I've been doing, and I haven't ended up with anything. I keep thinking of theology, and the only word I can think of to rhyme with that is geology, and while that relates to concrete, sort of, it doesn't relate to flow, except perhaps in the context of landslides. And anyway, a g is unlikely to be mistaken for a th, however bad the handwriting. Still flummoxed.

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Re: Henny Penny

#785 Post by animist » July 20th, 2012, 4:54 pm

Emma Woolgatherer wrote:
animist wrote:Think about flow or about the study of divinity and you should end up with a rhyme
But that's what I've been doing, and I haven't ended up with anything. I keep thinking of theology, and the only word I can think of to rhyme with that is geology, and while that relates to concrete, sort of, it doesn't relate to flow, except perhaps in the context of landslides. And anyway, a g is unlikely to be mistaken for a th, however bad the handwriting. Still flummoxed.

Emma
"theology" is correct and the "flow" word has the same number of letters, so you need a word starting with a letter that could look like a "t"... (though my colleague had very poor eyesight as well as mediocre knowledge of concrete :D )

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Re: Henny Penny

#786 Post by Emma Woolgatherer » July 20th, 2012, 4:59 pm

Theology rheology.

I feel a fool.

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Re: Henny Penny

#787 Post by animist » July 20th, 2012, 5:12 pm

Emma Woolgatherer wrote:Theology rheology.

I feel a fool.
well you ain't. I used to think it was funny that at that job I had to write concrete abstracts! Anyway, your go

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Re: Henny Penny

#788 Post by Emma Woolgatherer » July 23rd, 2012, 2:08 pm

Best I can do today:

Henny Penny [---][/---] a thin layer of curd cheese?

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#789 Post by animist » July 23rd, 2012, 2:35 pm

Emma Woolgatherer wrote:Best I can do today

Henny Penny [---][/---] a thin layer of curd cheese?
is the Penny "sliver"? If so, I give up - I have already cheated and can't find a synonym for curd cheese to rhyme with this

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Re: Henny Penny

#790 Post by Emma Woolgatherer » July 23rd, 2012, 2:43 pm

No, not sliver. A sliver would be too small, I think. This thin layer is more of a surface coating.

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Re: Henny Penny

#791 Post by Tetenterre » July 23rd, 2012, 4:49 pm

Paneer veneer (How fortuitous that we ate at the Surma Valley last week!)
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Re: Henny Penny

#792 Post by animist » July 23rd, 2012, 5:10 pm

Tetenterre wrote:Paneer veneer (How fortuitous that we ate at the Surma Valley last week!)
very sag-acious of you :D

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Re: Henny Penny

#793 Post by Tetenterre » July 23rd, 2012, 5:38 pm

Hen Pen : Eyepiece consommé?
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Re: Henny Penny

#794 Post by Emma Woolgatherer » July 26th, 2012, 1:22 pm

Loupe soup

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#795 Post by Tetenterre » July 26th, 2012, 2:31 pm

Correct. Your go. :D
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Re: Henny Penny

#796 Post by Emma Woolgatherer » July 26th, 2012, 6:58 pm

Hen Nikin Pennikin [---][/---] Avoid the spreading of laundry detergent.

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Re: Henny Penny

#797 Post by animist » July 27th, 2012, 6:45 am

miss Persil dispersal?

If so (or anyway):
Hennikinsy penni kinsy - nondescript and sordid colour

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Re: Henny Penny

#798 Post by Tetenterre » August 3rd, 2012, 3:21 pm

(Thanks to clue from another thread):

Mediocre seedy ochre?
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Re: Henny Penny

#799 Post by animist » August 3rd, 2012, 3:28 pm

Tetenterre wrote:(Thanks to clue from another thread):

Mediocre seedy ochre?
yes!

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Re: Henny Penny

#800 Post by Tetenterre » August 3rd, 2012, 5:29 pm

Henny Penny: Oi! Petticoat with really skimpy knickers?
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Re: Henny Penny

#801 Post by Tetenterre » August 4th, 2012, 12:24 pm

Oops. That should have been Henny Pen Ny. Sorry.
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