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When is a horse not a horse?

By Sue_R  
Answer - When it's a hause Smile

Only, whatever this sign at Crummock Water may appear to show, hause and horse are not the same thing at all Smile

I had to look it up and discovered that, in Cumbria, hause means "stream at the pass". So now I know and so do you Smile

Happy Silly Sunday! Smile

Many thanks for your votes and comments on my last upload.

Tags: Lake district Cumbria Sign Lakes Buttermere Crummock water Mountain pass Humour and fun Hause

Voters: mike9005, Maiwand, BillRookery and 22 more

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19 Aug 2018 6:12PM
Sue, well done, as I'm now enlightened.
Maiwand 15 3 73 England
19 Aug 2018 6:42PM
Thanks Sue.
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
19 Aug 2018 7:48PM
Thanks, wondered about that word!
cats_123 Plus
18 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
19 Aug 2018 11:16PM
Not to be mistaken for a number of German houses? 😁😁😁
20 Aug 2018 11:26AM
Great info Sue, we've all learnt something from silliness.Smile

TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
20 Aug 2018 12:33PM
Well, you learn something new every day!! Grin Did you actually get to see the hause then?! SmileSmile
Typing this, my spell check has highlighted the word and the only option it offers is 'house', shall have to teach it this new word...!! Wink
Trev Smile
saltireblue Plus
12 13.0k 82 Norway
20 Aug 2018 7:17PM
A well-defined pecking order here...


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