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  • Broom
    From Anglo-Saxon bench ( scamnum ) to a complete mess . I think many of us can sympathize. http://wordsmith.org/words/shambles.html | Broom
    Message 1 of 6 , Jun 10, 2010
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      From Anglo-Saxon "bench" ("scamnum") to "a complete mess". I think many of us can sympathize.

      http://wordsmith.org/words/shambles.html

      ' |   Broom        IAmBroom @ gmail . com
      ' |   cellphone:             412-389-1997
      ' |   9370 Shadduck Rd,  McKean, PA 16426
      '\|/  "Discere et docere", which means:
      '/|\  "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!"
      //|\\ - Rear Admiral David Farragut
    • Raymond J Hindle
      Fits me to a T ! Raim ... From: Broom To: medievalsawdust Sent: Thursday, June 10, 2010 11:00 AM Subject: [MedievalSawdust] Fwd: A.Word.A.Day--shambles From
      Message 2 of 6 , Jun 10, 2010
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        Fits me to a "T" !
        Raim
        ----- Original Message -----
        From: Broom
        Sent: Thursday, June 10, 2010 11:00 AM
        Subject: [MedievalSawdust] Fwd: A.Word.A.Day--shambles

         

        From Anglo-Saxon "bench" ("scamnum") to "a complete mess". I think many of us can sympathize.

        http://wordsmith. org/words/ shambles. html

        ' |   Broom        IAmBroom @ gmail . com
        ' |   cellphone:             412-389-1997
        ' |   9370 Shadduck Rd,  McKean, PA 16426
        '\|/  "Discere et docere", which means:
        '/|\  "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!"
        //|\\ - Rear Admiral David Farragut

      • W. Roberts
        Somebody has been peeking at my back porch! (and my computer room, and...) Thanks for this. :-) ... From Anglo-Saxon bench ( scamnum ) to a complete
        Message 3 of 6 , Jun 10, 2010
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          "Somebody" has been peeking at my back porch!

          (and my computer room, and...)

          Thanks for this. :-)

          --- IAmBroom@... wrote:



          From Anglo-Saxon "bench" ("scamnum") to "a complete mess". I think many of
          us can sympathize.

          http://wordsmith.org/words/shambles.html

          ' | Broom IAmBroom @ gmail . com
          ' | cellphone: 412-389-1997
          ' | 9370 Shadduck Rd, McKean, PA 16426
          '\|/ "Discere et docere", which means:
          '/|\ "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!"
          //|\\ - Rear Admiral David Farragut
        • Jim Looper
          Ha! Love it! Thanks! Lucien I do not count as a credible source. ... From: Broom To: medievalsawdust
          Message 4 of 6 , Jun 10, 2010
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            Ha! Love it! Thanks!

             

            Lucien

            I do not count as a credible source.

            ----- Original Message -----
            From: "Broom" <IAmBroom@...>
            To: "medievalsawdust" <medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com>
            Sent: Thursday, June 10, 2010 11:00:11 AM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
            Subject: [MedievalSawdust] Fwd: A.Word.A.Day--shambles

            From Anglo-Saxon "bench" ("scamnum") to "a complete mess". I think many of us can sympathize.

            http://wordsmith.org/words/shambles.html

            ' |   Broom        IAmBroom @ gmail . com
            ' |   cellphone:             412-389-1997
            ' |   9370 Shadduck Rd,  McKean, PA 16426
            '\|/  "Discere et docere", which means:
            '/|\  "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!"
            //|\\ - Rear Admiral David Farragut

          • Stu
            ... hmm, interesting. When I was in York the other year I went to the Shambles, which they say came from de shamble, which meant to butcher and historically
            Message 5 of 6 , Jun 10, 2010
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              --- In medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, Broom <IAmBroom@...> wrote:
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              > From Anglo-Saxon "bench" ("scamnum") to "a complete mess".

              hmm, interesting. When I was in York the other year I went to the Shambles, which they say came from de shamble, which meant to butcher and historically this street could be documented to be the street of butchers.

              Word origins, so many possibilities.

              Aleyn
            • AqA WyrdWynd
              hell makin that bench makes my living room a shambles have at ye with a flock of flaming yodeling hamsters !!! ... From: Raymond J Hindle
              Message 6 of 6 , Jun 10, 2010
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                hell makin that bench makes my living room a shambles

                have at ye with a flock of flaming yodeling hamsters !!!



                --- On Thu, 6/10/10, Raymond J Hindle <rayjhindle@...> wrote:

                From: Raymond J Hindle <rayjhindle@...>
                Subject: Re: [MedievalSawdust] Fwd: A.Word.A.Day--shambles
                To: medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com
                Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010, 1:37 PM

                

                Fits me to a "T" !
                Raim
                ----- Original Message -----
                From: Broom
                Sent: Thursday, June 10, 2010 11:00 AM
                Subject: [MedievalSawdust] Fwd: A.Word.A.Day--shambles

                 

                From Anglo-Saxon "bench" ("scamnum") to "a complete mess". I think many of us can sympathize.

                http://wordsmith. org/words/ shambles. html

                ' |   Broom        IAmBroom @ gmail . com
                ' |   cellphone:             412-389-1997
                ' |   9370 Shadduck Rd,  McKean, PA 16426
                '\|/  "Discere et docere", which means:
                '/|\  "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!"
                //|\\ - Rear Admiral David Farragut




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