Explanation of the 'Tube'

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Re: Explanation of the 'Tube'

Post by jtaylor » Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:19 pm

There's no tunnel - just pipes. The Tube was only to make access to services easier - for the water to sharpenhirst, a tunnel (as opposed to a trench) would have been excessive. Digging up those pipes if needed wouldn't be problem - but digging up The Avenue would!
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Re: Explanation of the 'Tube'

Post by michael scuffil » Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:36 pm

The idea of a Tube to Sharpenhurst is, frankly, absurd.

Nothing wrong with a comma before 'and', though. It's recommended by the OUP and called the 'Oxford comma'.

I'd never thought I'd see an OB write 'wouldn't of'. But I think cazzro is deliberately trying to provoke us with factitious illiteracy.
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Re: Explanation of the 'Tube'

Post by Cazzro » Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:40 pm

:D Oh dear, I'm extremely sorry for my incorrect grammar.

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Re: Explanation of the 'Tube'

Post by Cazzro » Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:45 pm

If i had know of the forums formality, I would have made sure i had no grammar mistakes what so ever. :)
(i bet you i got something wrong in that)

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Re: Explanation of the 'Tube'

Post by Tommy » Fri Jan 27, 2012 10:32 pm

Cazzro wrote:If i had know of the forums formality, I would have made sure i had no grammar mistakes what so ever. :)
(i bet you i got something wrong in that)
I thought "whatsoever" was usually written as one word? :wink: (Or maybe I'm wrong and it is actually slang?)
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Re: Explanation of the 'Tube'

Post by michael scuffil » Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:44 am

Cazzro wrote:If i had know of the forums formality, I would have made sure i had no grammar mistakes what so ever. :)
(i bet you i got something wrong in that)
Seeing you ask:

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Re: Explanation of the 'Tube'

Post by anniexf » Sat Jan 28, 2012 10:44 am

"wotsewevvar" nardaze, innit? :roll:

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Re: Explanation of the 'Tube'

Post by BEANY » Sun Aug 21, 2016 9:05 pm

I think that the water supply from the well under Sharpenhurst was piped through
the tunnel together with the complex steam pipe system which enabled cooking in the
school kitchen as well as the central heating and plumbing to the "ends",

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