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Re: You learn something new each day.

Postby Dotsie » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:48 am

Another couple of female astronomers are Annie Jump Cannon (spectral classification) and Henrietta Leavitt (variable stars). They both had crappy jobs, but science was definitely the winner there.
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Re: You learn something new each day.

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:52 am

Just learned that Flic in French is Police.

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Re: You learn something new each day.

Postby chris.ph » Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:41 pm

i remember him when he was just young master bates :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle:
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Re: You learn something new each day.

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue Feb 26, 2013 8:27 pm

Bit of a Jo Arthur was he Chris. ;) :lol:
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Re: You learn something new each day.

Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:05 pm

chris.ph wrote:i remember him when he was just young master bates :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle:



Now now.
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Re: You learn something new each day.

Postby steeljam » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:52 pm

Rosalind Franklin doesn't get the recognition for her work in discovering the structure of DNA. In many articles she is never mentioned.
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Re: You learn something new each day.

Postby Sister Jennifer » Thu Feb 28, 2013 1:02 am

:D mephitic. I regularly get a nostril full of mephitic odours at work. My new favourite word, thanks Q!
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Re: You learn something new each day.

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Mar 08, 2013 3:13 pm

NEW TP BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT

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Re: You learn something new each day.

Postby raptornx01 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:11 pm

all this time, and I had no idea that you can highlight text and drag it to a new spot. I've always just backspaced to delete everything and retyped if i made a mistake. :shifty:
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Re: You learn something new each day.

Postby Del » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:16 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:NEW TP BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT

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Exciting huh Bouncy. Saw it on Facebook. My two favourite things! Trains and Discworld!
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Re: You learn something new each day.

Postby Del » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:19 pm

Sister Jennifer wrote::D mephitic. I regularly get a nostril full of mephitic odours at work. My new favourite word, thanks Q!


My new fav word too..... seriously..... I am going to shadow that child and find out what the heck she is eating!!!!! We all had to leave the house the other day!
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Re: You learn something new each day.

Postby raptornx01 » Sat Mar 16, 2013 2:06 am

I learned there is a service where you can buy custom comments for your youtube videos? :?
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Re: You learn something new each day.

Postby chillicamper » Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:58 am

Del wrote:
Bouncy Castle wrote:NEW TP BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT

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Exciting huh Bouncy. Saw it on Facebook. My two favourite things! Trains and Discworld!


Can't wait! :D

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Re: You learn something new each day.

Postby Dotsie » Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:34 am

I would like to know why newbies now have orange usernames :?: Is it all of them? Or have they just chosen to be orange?
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Re: You learn something new each day.

Postby Bickaxe » Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:54 am

Maybe they've been Tango'd?
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