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eleanormcn

1st August 2009, 20:57
Last one and perhaps I have some incorrect letters.
30 Ac. During performance, male's coat front burst open (8)

d-h-s-e-

Help appreciated.
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trevor

1st August 2009, 21:08
dehisced, his c inside deed
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eleanormcn

1st August 2009, 21:18
Many thanks Trevor. That's not a word I use every day - in fact, I never came across it before, but I look forward to dropping it into casual conversation at the right moment!
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trevor

1st August 2009, 21:27
it is something to do with plants bursting open - reproduction type stuff - I wouldn't know how to pronounce it.
I dare you to work it into everyday conversation tomorrow.
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eleanormcn

1st August 2009, 21:35
Not a problem - with all the warm rain we have been having round here (Dublin) plants are bursting open all over the place. And my neighbour is a very keen gardener...
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trevor

1st August 2009, 21:46
will your neighbour think you dreadfully posh?
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eleanormcn

1st August 2009, 21:52
I doubt it - she knows me too well and as she is such a brilliant gardener she probably knows how to pronounce "dehisced" also...
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jimb

1st August 2009, 22:46
Just trying to make the top five
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