06-26-2012, 02:29 PM
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Words for small sets (when talking about razors, brushes, etc.).
[Image: WordsforSmallSets.jpg]

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 06-26-2012, 02:33 PM
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  • xraygun
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So what term do we use to describe your brush collection?Biggrin

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 06-26-2012, 02:43 PM
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(06-26-2012, 02:33 PM)xraygun Wrote: So what term do we use to describe your brush collection?Biggrin

Just a few handfuls of several couples.

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 06-26-2012, 02:46 PM
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(06-26-2012, 02:33 PM)xraygun Wrote: So what term do we use to describe your brush collection?Biggrin

I think the term would be " a LOT "

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 06-26-2012, 02:56 PM
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According to Wikipedia, "A collective name suggested for a group of badgers is a cete, but badger colonies are more often called clans."

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 06-26-2012, 03:07 PM
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  • gijames
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Biggrin

heh, keep em' coming John!

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 06-26-2012, 09:45 PM
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Well, I'm content, that couldn't be clearer!

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 06-26-2012, 11:00 PM
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  • Persius
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There is, I believe, a tribe that has a counting system just like this. It goes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, lots. I quite like that.

We had a similar system in the lab for describing shorthand how much of a chemical we had extracted from a sample: bucket-loads, lorry-loads or truck-loads.

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 06-27-2012, 08:25 AM
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(06-26-2012, 11:00 PM)Persius Wrote: We had a similar system in the lab for describing shorthand how much of a chemical we had extracted from a sample: bucket-loads, lorry-loads or truck-loads.

That could be adapted for use when describing shaving lathers.

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 06-27-2012, 08:37 AM
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  • Theido
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At least credit XKCD comic for their work on that.

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 06-27-2012, 09:01 AM
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(06-27-2012, 08:37 AM)Theido Wrote: At least credit XKCD comic for their work on that.

Sure. All credit to the comic.

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 06-27-2012, 03:47 PM
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So Several Handful is just Few Couple!

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 06-27-2012, 03:53 PM
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Ummmm........what?

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