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How much is a "score"?
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Old 26-02-2008, 11:03 AM
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Ok not sure where to post this but I have just had a man round to give me a quote to move some rubbish and he said he will do it for a "score"

I told him I would get back to him.

I was too embarrased to ask him how much a score was
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Old 26-02-2008, 11:06 AM
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20 its slang..........ive learnt it all off my old man x
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Old 26-02-2008, 11:06 AM
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20, but is is likely to cost the council tax payers in your area over 200 to remove it after he fly tips it.
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Old 26-02-2008, 11:06 AM
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I think it's 20.
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20, but is is likely to cost the council tax payers in your area over 200 to remove it after he fly tips it.
he assured me that he wouldnt - he is a gardener and it is bricks from a wall we knocked down - he said he was going to use it for "hardcore".

thanks everyone sounds ok then
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Old 26-02-2008, 11:18 AM
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A score is twenty - it's not slang, or if it is it's very old slang. In the bible "the days of our years are three score years and ten" refers to people living to seventy.
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Old 26-02-2008, 11:20 AM
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"hardcore" - now that's a different matter
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Old 26-02-2008, 11:40 AM
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Twenty - or it used to be when I went to school.

As in 'fourscore years and ten' = 70, a lifetime in Bible terms.

Doesn't anyone learn these things any more?

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Four score years and ten was 90 when I went to school.
I used to be indecisive but now I am not sure.
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Back of the class for margaretclare. Four score = 4 x 20 = 80

80 +10 = 90.
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Old 26-02-2008, 12:39 PM
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Twenty - or it used to be when I went to school.

As in 'fourscore years and ten' = 70, a lifetime in Bible terms.

Doesn't anyone learn these things any more?

Margaret
Evidently not
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Hiya, can you not get the bricks,ect... in the car and take to the dump a bit at a time? to save the cash. You would be suprised what we have had in our small car! Last week we had an unwanted wardrobe in it. We had ds smash it up and off it went to the tip. No! we could not recycle, tatty.
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hes getting paid to take it away plus saves him plenty of money to use as hardcore, what a cheek lol, still at least you get them moved x
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Hi

If it is bricks, freecycle them; or can you make a raised bed somewhere and grow some veg?
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Hiya, can you not get the bricks,ect... in the car and take to the dump a bit at a time? to save the cash. You would be suprised what we have had in our small car! Last week we had an unwanted wardrobe in it. We had ds smash it up and off it went to the tip. No! we could not recycle, tatty.

our local dump wont take any building materials
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Old 26-02-2008, 4:19 PM
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Twenty - or it used to be when I went to school.

As in 'fourscore years and ten' = 70, a lifetime in Bible terms.

Doesn't anyone learn these things any more?

Margaret

When I went to school they taught me how to do maths :rolleyes:

4 x 20 + 10 = 90
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Old 26-02-2008, 7:33 PM
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Wow you were nearly the first person to point that out! lol
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Ooh yes, freecycle it as bricks for hardcore! Then he can pick it up and you can enjoy your score yourself!

We cleared someones garden of topsoil using my micra last summer. Poor thing nearly didn't make it home both times. I love my micra

My local 'man with a trailer' asks for score and ten. As a highly regarded member of the community I do hope he uses the tip...
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Wow you were nearly the first person to point that out! lol

They taught me maths - not how to type fast!
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