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Old 27th Apr 2021, 03:20
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Plane bag

Nope, it's not 1 April:
https://www.traveller.com.au/louis-v...l-plane-h1vgmz
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Old 27th Apr 2021, 05:28
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Ugly in the eye of this beholder ...but then what might I know about 'class' ...
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Old 27th Apr 2021, 06:58
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A fool and his money...
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Old 27th Apr 2021, 07:01
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Surely someone is having a laugh here - I can imagine them dreaming-up the most ugly, impractical piece of garbage and seeing how many gullible fools will pay for it.
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Old 27th Apr 2021, 07:17
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I'm more impressed by the dude carrying the bag - my fur coat!
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Old 27th Apr 2021, 07:28
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The bag is, of course, ridiculous, but the free marketing for the brand is priceless.
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Old 27th Apr 2021, 10:17
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Does that say, this is cool? to me it looks like.... God, I feel a prat.
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Old 27th Apr 2021, 10:23
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I'm afraid I would be unable to take seriously anybody in that get up and toting such a receptacle. Mind you, the fur coat nearly hides the fact that his trousers are falling down...
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Old 27th Apr 2021, 10:34
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Ugly, stupid, pointless, idiotic - whatever it is, those terms apply ... what it isn't is a PLANE !!!!
A plane is a carpentry tool used for producing a finished surface on (primarily) wooden material.

The object being referred to above, is an AERO plane, or, if you prefer, an aircraft.
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Old 27th Apr 2021, 13:49
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plane
noun [ C ]
uk /pleɪn/ us /pleɪn/

plane noun [C] (AIRCRAFT)


A1 (UK also aeroplane); (US also airplane)
a vehicle designed for air travel, with wings and one or more engines:

a fighter/transport/passenger plane
We'll be boarding the plane in about 20 minutes.
He hates travelling by plane.
a plane ticket

sharply_done/E+/GettyImagesMore examples
https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dic.../english/plane

Don't forget the English language is always evolving.
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Old 27th Apr 2021, 15:33
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Some of the Trots and Pinkoes around here seem to want it to evolve very quickly.
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Old 27th Apr 2021, 20:42
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Don't forget the English language is always evolving.

Oh my god! Somethink sorta, kind of like that , innit?, y'know. but that's cool an' I'm stoked, really, really auper-excited -awsum ! y'know. Can't have too many y'knows, like, y'know.
Hmmm - evolution, eh? I wonder if that was what Darwin meant?
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Old 27th Apr 2021, 21:20
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Naaaa mate it ain’t got that bad yet, God still has a capital G.
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Old 28th Apr 2021, 00:10
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Don't forget the English language is always evolving.
Hmmm . . . I fear it is. COUNTDOWN, comes up with an almost endless stream of words I've never heard of which, if they're used anywhere on Earth, it will only be once while they're typesetting and once when Suzy Dent reads it to us on Countdown. In the meantime (you know what I'm going to say, don't you?) Spacetime is used all over the world thousands of times a day as a contiguous noun. Even #$%#$ Britannica hyphenates it. Reading a paper where the author keeps doing that is like driving over speed bumps.

Note to self. Take bee out of bonnet.
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Old 28th Apr 2021, 01:35
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The word "plane" has been in aviation use since time immemorial. In the early days it was often used for what we today call a "wing". Instead of "to fly" it was "to plane".

The USN has long had an individual titled "plane captain", they are assigned an aircraft and it is their baby to organise maintenance etc there of and they "own" the aircraft effectively, aircrew get to have a lend to fly a mission and return it to the plane captains tender hands on completion. Commonly known as "brown shirts", the colour of which identifies their role on the flight deck. A widely used word in place of aircraft, aeroplane etc, has been so since 1908.

https://www.etymonline.com/word/plane

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Can't have too many y'knows, like, y'know
Y'know Cornish, you could apply for a position y'know.
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Old 28th Apr 2021, 10:09
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What about a Cartesian plane or a Euclidian plane?
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Old 28th Apr 2021, 11:58
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I prefer the Chanel Rocket Ship evening bag or the Thom Browne Cruise Liner bag or maybe the Star Wars Mandalorian Razorcrest Ship cross body bag

The possibilities are endless!
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Old 28th Apr 2021, 13:03
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Sadly, it seems that the strictures impressed upon me in early RAF training have passed, like me, into antiquity.
Sloppy language becomes the accepted norm because the dictionary is too difficult and contains too many words. Possibly the 'ultimate evolution' will be a regression to Neanderthal grunts. Meantime there is the ubiquitous 'jets' for gas turbine powered aircraft ... strange that one doesn't refer to 'props'
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Old 28th Apr 2021, 14:16
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This will cheer you up

  • The Elizabethan alphabet contained 24 letters, as opposed to the present day alphabet of 26 letters
  • In the Elizabethan alphabet the letters "u" and "v" were the same letter as were and "i" and "j"
  • The "j" was usually used as the capital form of the letter "i" in the Elizabethan alphabet
  • The letter "u" was used only in the middle of a word, and the "v" was used at the beginning.
  • Another letter which resembled a "y" was used to represent the "th" sound. The word "the" was therefore written in a similar way as "ye" would in the modern day
  • The written form of Elizabethan Numbers also cause confusion in translation
  • Numbers were frequently written in lower case Roman numerals, with the last "i" in a number written as a "j". For example - viij March
The above explanations provide valuable information for those wishing to try the translation of an Elizabethan document.

The number of words used in the Elizabethan Language were constantly developing during Elizabethan times - their vocabulary was expanding. The average number of words used in a 'commoners' vocabulary during Elizabethan times was less than 500, compared with at least 7,500 words that are used in modern day English. Elizabethan writers and playwrights invented new words. William Shakespeare invented many of the words that he used in his plays. Shakespeare is credited with contributing more new words to the English language than any other single person - approx 2,000. Some of the many new words he invented to enhance the Elizabethan language and vocabulary are as follows:

Accused Addiction Amazement Arouse Assassinate Blushing Champion Circumstantial Compromise Courtship Countless Critic Dawn Epileptic Elbow Excitement Exposure Frugal Generous Gossip Hint Impartial Invulnerable Jaded Label Lonely Luggage Majestic Negotiate Obscene Premeditated Puke Scuffle Torture Tranquil Varied and Worthless
ELIZABETHAN LANGUAGE

As I said, it evolves, imagine what they would of thought about what you were taught. and if it wasn't for Will Shakespeare you would have never got aroused
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Old 28th Apr 2021, 16:07
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...........and no-one would assassinate them for their Arousal?
But there was lots of Blushing Gossip about their Obscenely Majestic Arousal....................
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