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There is no such thing as a tree

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Eureka!, Dec 21, 2015.

  1. Eureka!

    Eureka! Lead commenter

    Ah, I miss the good old days of Opinion....
     
  2. monicabilongame

    monicabilongame Star commenter

    Yes there is
     
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  3. cuteinpuce

    cuteinpuce Star commenter

    So how do you explain all the planks in the world?
     
  4. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    Have you tried telling the trees?
    As I sit here I can see a beautiful old Ash. As yet it has not succumbed to any of the diseases that we have introduced to this country, can definitely be identified on maps up to 200 years ago as it is a boundary marker and given luck it will continue to live long after I have crumbled into dust. It has also provided a home to more creatures than you can count.
    It is also rather beautiful even at this time of year
    Technically it may not be a tree but it has always been one to the locals
     
  5. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

  6. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    I think the parents are mostly responsible.
     
  7. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    I'd like to meet @Eureka!

    And his parents could well be even more intriguing!
     
  8. cuteinpuce

    cuteinpuce Star commenter

    Do you know The Firewood Poem by Celia Congreve which compares the burning qualities of different types of wood? It ends:

    But ash wet or ash dry
    a king shall warm his slippers by.
     
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  9. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    I had heard scraps of it over the years but never the whole thing so thanks for that Cute
     
  10. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    There is only no such thing as a tree if Schrodinger's Cat isn't in the forest to hear it fall over.

    Or something like that.
     
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  11. cuteinpuce

    cuteinpuce Star commenter

    One of my hands is clapping in applause.
     
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  12. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    so what are those tall green things you get in forests then ?
     
  13. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    Mutated Leprachauns.
     
  14. jacob

    jacob Lead commenter

    Most of them are posters on here.
     
  15. ninenotes

    ninenotes Senior commenter

    @Eureka!

    What do you think this is?

    Broccoli?



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  16. monicabilongame

    monicabilongame Star commenter

    These are trees according to John Lewis
    [​IMG]
     
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  17. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter



    @Didactylos4

    You really SHOULDN'T tell the trees, you know.
     
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  18. ninenotes

    ninenotes Senior commenter

    John Lewis are eejits.

    You won't get any acorns off those.
     
  19. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    Indeed, they're pine trees.
     
  20. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Erm.... is tree denial a new thing?
     

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