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09/05/18 Grif.Net – New Addition

09/05/18 Grif.Net – New Addition

Got an email from some friends with two girls and they =
shared that they were “expecting” a baby this winter.=A0 I =
asked them if they were hoping for another girl or for a boy this =
time.=A0

They replied, “With two girls, we’re hoping =
for a mail this time.”

I really wanted to correct their =
spelling error, but didn’t want to rain on their =
parade.

 

So I just said, “Well, keep me =
posted.”

 

No, they did =
not catch that word play either.=A0 Thankfully they do not receive the =
daily grif.net, so I can poke innocent fun.

 

ANSWERS TO =
ARCHAIC MEASUREMENTS

1. Flag

d. 25 square =
feet

 

2. =
Barony

j. 4000 acres

 

3. Kenning =

c. 2 pecks (16 quart dry =
measure)

 

4. Fall =

i. 342 square feet

 

5. Lot =

h. =BD ounce

 

6. Rood =

b. =BD acre

 

7. Hobbit =

e. 180 pounds

 

8. Township =

f. 36 square miles

 

9. Hide
a. 10 =
acres

 

10. Faggot =

g. 24×32 inches (usually of bundle of =
wood)

 

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net www.grif.net =

"Jesus Knows Me, This I =
Love!"