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pooksahib

26th March 2010, 19:22
Hi all, here's two posers...

Arrival, God willing, in neat convertible = advent.
Suitable face of marble omitted from former gable = expedient.

Many thanks.
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anniec

26th March 2010, 19:29
Hello Pook - deo volente - god willing in latin in anagram of neat

ex - old pediment minus the m for face of marble

Cheers
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john (from arran)

26th March 2010, 19:29
ADVENT - DV (Deo volente = God Willing) inside AENT (anagram of neat)

EXPEDIENT = EX (former) + PEDIMENT (gable) - M (face of marble)
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john (from arran)

26th March 2010, 19:31
Snap!
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anniec

26th March 2010, 19:35
But I had to look up deo volente (wasn't sure of the exact phrase) and I bet you didn't! I ahve faith in your encyclopedic knowledge!
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