The A - Z's of...


Hi everyone,

I hope you know your ABCs - it may come in handy for this game! 😜

Let's start with the A - Z's of... girls' baby names?

The rules are simple, just write one name per post - oh, and it has to be in alphabetical order of course!

To kick things off...

Arabella

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Edwards (Robert G) - IVF treatment
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not an invention more of a development but this one was too sweet to miss
Joseph Fry The chocolate bar 1847 ironically they were a family of Quakers but not quackers
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not an invention more of a development but this one was too sweet to miss
Joseph Fry The chocolate bar 1847 ironically they were a family of Quakers but not quackers 4356


Accepted in the rules and his development was more important than the wheel, in my opinion that is
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Goldsworthy Gurney
- Developed the oxyhydrogen blowpipe - then applied its principles to a form of illumination the Bude light
- Developed a series of early steam-powered road vehicles
- Laid claim but disputed re blast pipe a key component in the success of steam locomotives, engines, and other coal-fired systems.
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He should be included for the name alone!
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Goldsworthy Gurney
- Developed the oxyhydrogen blowpipe - then applied its principles to a form of illumination the Bude light
- Developed a series of early steam-powered road vehicles
- Laid claim but disputed re blast pipe a key component in the success of steam locomotives, engines, and other coal-fired systems.
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woz;56338:
He should be included for the name alone!

That's why I chose him, it's his parents who I should of chose and their invention
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Harington John, flushing toilet πŸš½πŸ’©
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Struggling with I 😬😬
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David j;56345:
Struggling with I 😬😬

Your in the Zone David - no excuses!
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Even wiki does not offer a Brit of I. I would like to offer John Harrison as another H for his Marine chronometer. Massive in solving issues over longitude for seafarers
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No pressure then Strutty πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

I have a J though - Tom Parry Jones who invented, developed the first Hand Held Electronic Breathalyser 🍷🍷πŸ€ͺ
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If you scroll up it was agreed (our leader Woz had nudged the errors of my ways) to expand our reach from the UK.
Feel free to sing the song.... by the method of the inventor of sign-a-long.

I'll post I
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Daisuke Inoue
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David j;56357:
No pressure then Strutty πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

I have a J though - Tom Parry Jones who invented, developed the first Hand Held Electronic Breathalyser 🍷🍷πŸ€ͺ


OK K next
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I'd like to counter offer Isaac Newton as a long shot, I do think we can make an exception here given the gravity of the situation
(ducking again )
Strutt G;56359:
If you scroll up it was agreed (our leader Woz had nudged the errors of my ways) to expand our reach from the UK.
Feel free to sing the song.... by the method of the inventor of sign-a-long.

I'll post I
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Daisuke Inoue
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well...who knew...Jock Kinneir road signs (not much choice for K) but is this strictly an invention?
If nothing else we are all expanding our quiz potential!

keep to the left please (unless you're a member of the Tory party--oohh that's a bit risquΓ© I can feel more censorship coming on)
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haha I'm not your leader, but in any case this is @Nataly 's thread!
I lit a thin green candle, to make you jealous of me (sorry just lapsed into Leonard Cohen Karaoke there for a moment)
Strutt G;56359:
If you scroll up it was agreed (our leader Woz had nudged the errors of my ways) to expand our reach from the UK.
Feel free to sing the song.... by the method of the inventor of sign-a-long.

I'll post I
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Daisuke Inoue
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J next....
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Alec Jeffreys Genetic Fingerprinting techniques ( lets not get stuck on semantics)
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John Harvey Kellogg - (Flaky to his mates)
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Lodygin (Alexander Nikolayevich)
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​​​​​​​I had an L is for lightbulb moment there....
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Lodygin (Alexander Nikolayevich)
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​​​​​​​I had an L is for lightbulb moment there....


Like yer swag
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Charles Macintosh - Raincoat (deffo needed today! β˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈ)
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Charles macintosh. I'll get me coat.
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OMG way too spooky our Jonny πŸ™€πŸ™€πŸ™€πŸ‘»πŸ‘»πŸ‘»πŸ‘»πŸ‘»πŸ‘»πŸ‘»πŸ˜‚β˜”οΈ
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Isaac Newton
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