[at-l] The Mother Ruck.....and Ben

Jim Bullard jim.bullard at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 10:56:21 CST 2010

Methinks some folks here need a hike. WAY too much time on their hands. :-)
It's all bunch of bunk anyway.

Jim Bullard

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 11:51 AM, Jim and_or Ginny Owen <
spiriteagle99 at hotmail.com> wrote:

>  Jim Lynch wrote:
> *I would agree that the most common casual usage for "bunk" is the
> single-sleeping-platform meaning.  But there are dictionary definitions that
> say the word bunk is "short for bunk bed".  And the term "bunk bed" is
> further defined as follows:
> 1. a piece of furniture consisting of two single platform like beds
> connected one above the other.
> 2. either of these two beds.
> So I would submit that, to be precise, you can't just use the word "bunk"
> without some context or amplification. :) *
> My dictionary says:
> "A case or frame attached to a wall to serve as a bed, as in a ship; a
> berth"
> Implying - one bunk = one bed.
> As I said -YMMV. Or alternatively, it depends on your dictionary and your
> level of anal retentiveness.
> But the final answer is this - if you're gonna come to the Ruck, do they
> have a "bunk" for you?
> Or did you wait too long to call?
> Of course, if you're going to camp at the Ruck or if you're not coming to
> the Ruck the entire
> discussion is moot.  [image: Smile]
> Have a good day anyway,
> Jim
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