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Thread: Loggerheads

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    Re: Loggerheads

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    The link isn't working.

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    It's fixed now. Thanks, Ron.

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    Re: Loggerheads

    They don't agree about anything!!!

    Why is it called loggerhead anyway?

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    Re: Loggerheads

    According to Oxford, it could be used as a weapon:
    — PHRASES at loggerheads in irreconcilable dispute or disagreement. perhaps from a use of loggerhead in an obsolete sense long-handled iron instrument for heating liquids (when wielded as a weapon).
    AskOxford: loggerhead

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    Re: Loggerheads

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    According to Oxford, it could be used as a weapon:
    http://www.askoxford.com/concise_oed/loggerhead?view=uk/
    People at loggerheads in such a fashion are involved in a very serious disagreement indeed.
    Last edited by Tdol; 06-Jul-2007 at 08:23. Reason: Link fixed

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    Re: Loggerheads

    Can we consider a person who always wanted to further a discussion and asks lots of questions a loggerhead?

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    Re: Loggerheads

    I wouldn't.

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    Cool Re: Loggerheads

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I wouldn't.
    great! I'm not a loggerhead afterall!!!

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