38 min

Furlong Something Rhymes with Purple

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Hands and feet at the ready Purple People, today we are looking at the world of measurements. 



We’ll find out how Oxens’ shaped our measurement system, why you would have a different weight village to village and how a stick was the object to rule(r) them all.

Make sure you aren’t one over the eight for this episode as Susie will be testing your knowledge of some of the stranger units of measure before we jump into the mailbag for some Purple Post featuring the voices of two lovely Purple People. Susie’s trio and Gyles’ poem conclude another Purple plunge for this week. 



A Somethin’ Else production. 

We love answering your wordy questions on the show so please do keep sending them in to purple@somethinelse.com 



To buy SRWP mugs and more head to.... https://kontraband.shop/collections/something-rhymes-with-purple 



If you would like to join the Purple Plus Club on Apple Subs please follow this link https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/something-rhymes-with-purple/id1456772823 and make sure that you are running the most up-to-date IOS on your computer/device otherwise it won’t work. 



Susie's Trio: 

Twindle: old dialect for a twin sibling

Miscounsel: bad advice

Champagne shoulders (19th century): the sloping kind, because of their resemblance to a champagne bottle.
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Hands and feet at the ready Purple People, today we are looking at the world of measurements. 



We’ll find out how Oxens’ shaped our measurement system, why you would have a different weight village to village and how a stick was the object to rule(r) them all.

Make sure you aren’t one over the eight for this episode as Susie will be testing your knowledge of some of the stranger units of measure before we jump into the mailbag for some Purple Post featuring the voices of two lovely Purple People. Susie’s trio and Gyles’ poem conclude another Purple plunge for this week. 



A Somethin’ Else production. 

We love answering your wordy questions on the show so please do keep sending them in to purple@somethinelse.com 



To buy SRWP mugs and more head to.... https://kontraband.shop/collections/something-rhymes-with-purple 



If you would like to join the Purple Plus Club on Apple Subs please follow this link https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/something-rhymes-with-purple/id1456772823 and make sure that you are running the most up-to-date IOS on your computer/device otherwise it won’t work. 



Susie's Trio: 

Twindle: old dialect for a twin sibling

Miscounsel: bad advice

Champagne shoulders (19th century): the sloping kind, because of their resemblance to a champagne bottle.
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

38 min

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