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    A hundreth of a grain

    Hi,

    Help me please with the bold text, will you?

    "But after some tests Richard Pride finds more suitable the drug hyoscine hydrobromide, the twilight-sleep anesthetic of the obstetrical hospital, which he swallows in the powerful hypodermic dose of a hundreth of a grain."

    ¨Leonard Cline, The Drak Chamber, 1927

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    Last edited by emsr2d2; 01-Feb-2015 at 16:48. Reason: Put the relevant phrase in bold

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    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: A hundreth of a grain

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    What a heedless noddy am I ... It is in my dictionary in black and white but I overlooked it ...

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    Re: A hundreth of a grain

    I've never come across "heedless noddy" before. I like it!

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    Re: A hundreth of a grain

    "Heedless" I had heard, though only from a Scottish friend who says "headless" the same way.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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