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Re: GSBN:Photos of bales and stacks



on 7.6.2006 11:00 PM, Joyce Coppinger at jc10508@...:

> on 7.6.2006 3:04 PM, André 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,
>> 
>> Andr?
>> 
>> 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
>>>>> -------
>>>>> 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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