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-> Re: GSBN:Photos of bales and stacks
     by Joyce Coppinger jc10508@...


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Date: 6 Jul 2006 23:20:04 -0700
From: Joyce Coppinger jc10508@...
Subject: Re: GSBN:Photos of bales and stacks

on 7.6.2006 3:04 PM, Andre de Bouter at forum@...:

> Hi,
> 
> Building with round bales... The illustrous and often on the SB road Tom
> Rijven did! See his experiment on his website.
> <a  target="_blank" href="http://habitatvegetal.com/construire-en-paille-experimental.php";>http://habitatvegetal.com/construire-en-paille-experimental.php</a>
> 
> Why? Because Tom likes a chalenge I guess.
> 
> As for the 'bousillage': It is a word of french origin (as I understand 60%
of
> all english words are). In France it means a masonry of mud and straw. But
> what's not so nice is that the word also means a work that is done in haste
> and
> of poor quality. The verb 'Bousiller' means to put in place a bousillage but
> also to do a job in haste and of poor quality and its final meaning is
> 'killing
> or destroying'. The verb is frequently used nowadays for its latter two
> meanings
> (and nobody knows of its muddy origin). Funny how words evolve...
> 
> By the by, "Paille" means "straw" in french, but Joyce already knew that.
> 
> Au revoir,
> 
> Andre
> 
> La Maison en PAILLE
> 
> PS bon voyage and bon appetit for those on the road to rice country.
> 
> 
>> Thanks for adding to the list of words meaning straw. I didn't see an
>> attachment showing round bales. Do you ever used round bales for sb
>> construction? We've rebaled a few round bales into square bales for
>> construction, but I don't know of anyone who has used round bales for
walls.
>> I can't imagine why one would do this.
>> 
>> Appreciate the help!
>> 
>> Joyce
>> 
>> 
>> on 7.5.2006 6:26 PM, Bohdan Dorniak &amp; Co Pty Ltd at bdco@...:
>> 
>>> Hi Joyce
>>> Another name for straw is "soloma" is it Ukrainian for straw!
>>> 
>>> I'm enclosing some "useless" rolled round bales that we have quite a few
>>> here in SAust
>>> 
>>> "interesting but stupid!"
>>> regards
>>> Bohdan
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Joyce Coppinger" jc10508@...
>>> To: "GSBN" GSBN@...
>>> Sent: Thursday, July 06, 2006 12:02 AM
>>> Subject: GSBN:Photos of bales and stacks
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> Hello all,
>>>> 
>>>> We're beginning to work on the annual resource guide for publishing in
>>>> December 2006 (Note the change in month of publishing from September to
>>>> December to follow a calendar year).
>>>> 
>>>> For the cover, we'd like to include photographs of the different types of
>>>> haystacks and strawbales around the world, and include the word "straw"
in
>>>> as many different languages as we can. If you have jpg or tiff files (300
>>>> dpi) black and white or color that you'd like to share for this purpose,
>>>> please send as soon as you can.
>>>> 
>>>> Your help will be greatly appreciated!
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> 
>>>> Joyce
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>>>> Joyce Coppinger, Managing Editor
>>>> The Last Straw journal
>>>> GPFS/TLS, PO Box 22706, Lincoln NE 68542-2706 USA
>>>> 402.483.5135, fax 402.483.5161
>>>> thelaststraw@...
>>>> www.thelaststraw.org
>>>> 
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