As per usual, this isn't a joke.
also, a hangar
See also: Snickets and jittys.
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thicket - a dense growth of bushes
Synonyms: brush, coppice, copse, brushwood
spinney - a copse that shelters game
copse - a dense growth of bushes
Synonyms: brush, coppice, thicket, brushwood
sorry to anyone who has just lost the game
You can definitely have a spinney consisting of trees, rather than bushes.
so when does a bush become a tree?....well there is no definate
they'd use bush to mean tree.
i think the game/ non-game distinction is pretty clear, though?
turning in his grave.
subthread: people most likely to turn in their grave?
it's like I'm looking at this turd of a thread and then putting my hand in it and smearing it all over the wall.
I jest, of course she has.
Is that too much to fuckin ask?
My wooded area!
A spinney is something you made up.
they'll keep your clothes off the bottom of the wardrobe
A copse is a small area of woodland grown for the purpose of cutting - i.e. for firewood (from coppice, or coupeiz in old french)
A spinney is a thick area of vegetation characterised by brambles and thorns (from spine, like thorns and stuff)
it's just one of those things no one knows
there's also something called a coppice
that just makes it even more complicated
I usually refer to a small woodlet that is longish as a spinney and a more rounded one a a copse....but thats just cos the words seem to suggest that to my subconcious
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