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Common Phrases #1209348
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These are all unusual representations of words, phrases or things. Can you figure them out? One posted answer per person, please.

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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1209349
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9. gathering steam?

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4. third time lucky wave2

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1209352
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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1209354
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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1209356
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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1209357
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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1209367
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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1209371
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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1209372
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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1209396
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All good answers! I have something different for #9. wave


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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1209397
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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1209403
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Well done, Sherlock! grin


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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1209410
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I like these "common phrases" Pandora but I just can't seem to figure them out. They make perfect sense to me though when I see the answers. Maybe one day I'll figure one out! smile

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1209429
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You're a smart old broad, oldbroad. (Note: I am also an old broad.) I know you'll be posting answers before long. kissy


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