truffles take about 10 years to grow and I think you need a pig to dig them up
I've never had this problem with chocolate truffles, ever.
aversion to humorous hyphenation outcomes
Isn't that the title of a book by Alexander McCall Smith? The less-famous companion to The Careful Use of Compliments.
it is truly the ‘Hay–Haywood Wood
You outdo yourself, sir!
Now you only need Jolisa to Gracewood the Hay-Haywood Wood!
Each tree had to have 250kg of stones removed from hole with a crowbar
Good golly! Are you building a rockery, eyrie or fell-field?
My family home on Moncks Spur was on a very rocky site. The beautiful rounded rocks were turned into retaining walls, steps, sitting-places, and path-markers. The original owners were undaunted by the size of the task, and set aside every Tuesday night for rock-moving. It was a family event, with all the kids helping. Then they'd put away the crowbars until the following week.
Polly was directing and starring in a short (but possibly not short enough) video to cheer her sick grandmother.
"I wish Mummy wasn't dead! Ah...well."
Watching Polly's stile video I am eerily reminded of the movie Bugsy Malone, where a cast of lisping tots do impossibly sophisticated things.
Further googling yields this insight
the Swedish and Norwegian languages are very similar, enough so that my knowledge of Swedish can help me get by In Norway.
Now, the more interesting difference (for me) is the way in which the languages are spoken. Norwegians speak with roller coaster like inflections that are very pronounced compared to Swedish. The best way I can describe this is to say that the Swedish Chef sounds more Norwegian than Swedish.
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Apologies to all those in the far north…
Wikipedia informs: "Along with Swedish and Danish, Norwegian forms a continuum of more or less mutually intelligible local and regional variants."
Not sure if that sentence passes the intelligibility test, tho...
Oh and David, I forgot to say, thank you for writing these wonderful posts. Please do lots more.