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Old 20th November 2015, 11:54 PM   #303598  /  #1
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Post etymology

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clue 1: etymological meaning = house things
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Old 20th November 2015, 11:56 PM   #303600  /  #2
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Hmm. House. Home. Villa. Casa. Haus.
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Old 20th November 2015, 11:57 PM   #303601  /  #3
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Does the etymology draw on one of those?
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Old 21st November 2015, 12:00 AM   #303603  /  #4
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Haus is closest
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Old 21st November 2015, 12:04 AM   #303604  /  #5
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clue 2: the genre is politics
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Old 21st November 2015, 12:05 AM   #303605  /  #6
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tbh haus is identical to house isn't it
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Old 21st November 2015, 12:29 AM   #303607  /  #7
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Things. Objects. Bits.

Stuck on this bit.
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Old 21st November 2015, 12:29 AM   #303608  /  #8
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In what sense, politics?
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Old 21st November 2015, 12:36 AM   #303610  /  #9
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clue 1: etymological meaning = house things
sundries
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Old 21st November 2015, 12:49 AM   #303613  /  #10
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Things. Objects. Bits.

Stuck on this bit.
Things.
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Old 21st November 2015, 12:50 AM   #303614  /  #11
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politics is just the overall subject matter, like if the answer was 'otter' i'd have said mammals
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Old 21st November 2015, 12:51 AM   #303615  /  #12
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tool: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php
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Old 21st November 2015, 12:56 AM   #303616  /  #13
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clue 1: etymological meaning = house things
sundries
nope

sundries is to do with splitting things apart into separate items, it has an interesting etymology all of it's own...
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Old 21st November 2015, 01:05 AM   #303618  /  #14
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So the word has two syllables, is plural, and the "house" part is the first syllable?
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Old 21st November 2015, 01:08 AM   #303619  /  #15
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it has an interesting etymology all of it's own...

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Old 21st November 2015, 01:24 AM   #303622  /  #16
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So the word has two syllables, is plural, and the "house" part is the first syllable?
yes, yes

and yes but you need to dig a tiny bit deeper on the last one
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Old 21st November 2015, 01:27 AM   #303623  /  #17
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i've never been horrified by the accidental inclusion of a possessive wassaname in it's, there's at least a kind of sense to it
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Old 21st November 2015, 09:15 AM   #303701  /  #18
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i've never been horrified by the accidental inclusion of a possessive wassaname in it's, there's at least a kind of sense to it
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liking the cryptic element to this game ... no idea at this point, so will watch for a bit ... /lazy
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Old 21st November 2015, 09:23 AM   #303702  /  #19
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Oh wait ... hustings ..?
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Old 21st November 2015, 09:47 AM   #303703  /  #20
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YAY!
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Old 22nd November 2015, 06:15 AM   #303742  /  #21
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Old 22nd November 2015, 07:25 AM   #303744  /  #22
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OhOhOh I have one.

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Old 22nd November 2015, 08:44 AM   #303746  /  #23
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OhOhOh I have one.

Can I go?
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Old 22nd November 2015, 09:03 AM   #303747  /  #24
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clue 1: etymological meaning = poke
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Old 22nd November 2015, 01:30 PM   #303748  /  #25
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