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Put them in order

on Thu 28 Jun - 18:18
1. List the following four inventions in order starting with the earliest,
Morse code, Penny Farthing, Telescope, and Spinning Jenny

2. List the following four Yorkshire folk in order starting with the earliest by date of birth
Amy Johnson (aviator), Henry Moor (artist and sculptor), Thomas Chippendale (cabinet-maker) and Emily Bronte (author of Wuthering Heights)

3. List the following four weights in order staring with the smallest
2 ozs, 570 grams, 1 lb and 30 grams

4. In terms of area (square kilometers), list the following four countries in order of size starting with the largest:
Norway Sweden Denmark and Finland

5. List the following five sports stars in order starting with the oldest:
Laura Davis (golf), Steve Davis (snooker), Virginia Wade (tennis), Gary Lineker (football) and Michael Vaughan (cricket)
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Re: Put them in order

on Thu 28 Jun - 19:17
1. Telescope, Spinning Jenny, Morse Code, Penny Farthing
2. Thomas Chippendale, Emily Bronte, Henry Moor, Amy Johnson
3. 30grms, 2ozs, 1lb, 570grms.
4. Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland.
5. ?????????? Laughing Laughing
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Re: Put them in order

on Thu 28 Jun - 21:04
1) Telescope, Spinning Jenny, Morse Code, Penny Farthing

2) Thomas Chippendale, Emily Bronte, Henry Moor, Amy Johnson

3) 30grms, 2ozs, 1lb, 570grms.

4) Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark

5) Virginia Wade, Steve Davis , Gary Lineker, Michael Vaughan, Laura Davis
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Re: Put them in order

on Fri 29 Jun - 19:17
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1. Telescope (1608) Hans Lippershey (Galileo was 1609), Spinning Jenny (1764) James Hargreaves, Morse code (1838) Samuel Morse and Penny Farthing (1870) Jame Starley

2. Thomas Chippendale (1718), Emily Bronte (1818), Henry Moore (1898) and Amy Johnson (1903)

3. 30 grams, 2 ozs (56.7 grams), 1 lb (453 grams) and 570 grams

4. Sweden (450,000) Finland (337) Norway (324) Denmark (43)

5. Virginia Wade (1945), Steve Davis (1957), Gary Lineker (1960), Laura Davis (1963) and Michael Vaughan (1974)
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