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Have you ever wondered......

shutter
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Have you ever wondered......

What  " T junction "  stands for...   Huh

 

Here `s the answer....

 

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/12039268/tree-falls-down-strong-winds-road-ealing-west-london/

 

It stands for TREE JUNCTION !   Roll_eyes

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billnotben
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Re: Have you ever wondered......

That tree didn't look in the best of health. Not a very big root clump.

Strong winds? A strong sneeze would probably been enough.

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Re: Have you ever wondered......

Actually, it is a myth, that the root system for large trees is the same as the "canopy"... often that is not the case... so you cannot judge the health of a tree by it`s root ball... when it gets blown down..

 

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Re: Have you ever wondered......

I wood not have believed it had it not been recorded.

 

Surely the driver should have logged in to the council website to report it?

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Re: Have you ever wondered......

I see this thread's already branching out into the puns, so I think I'll just leaf while it's safe to do so... 😬

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Re: Have you ever wondered......

That's ash ame.

The older I get, the earlier it gets late.

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Re: Have you ever wondered......

OaKay - that's enough.

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Re: Have you ever wondered......

Why - are you getting sycamore puns?

The older I get, the earlier it gets late.

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Re: Have you ever wondered......

Aren't yew?😁

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Re: Have you ever wondered......

No, they're very poplar with me.  😁

The older I get, the earlier it gets late.

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Re: Have you ever wondered......

As an elder person, I find them too much malarchy.

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Re: Have you ever wondered......


@shutter wrote:

Actually, it is a myth, that the root system for large trees is the same as the "canopy".


That's true enough but that tree had hardly any root ball. The few big trees I've seen blown down in a built up area usually tear up a good section of the pavement or tarmac.

"High winds" they must have been high up. Peoples clothes weren't getting blown around much and all the leaves that fell off the tree never moved at all.

Maybe the "High winds" came from a council press release. Sounds better than "years of digging around the tree had reduced it to a dangerous unstable condition".

 

I expect the council tree surgeon isn't very Poplar and will soon be walking the plank.

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@198kHz wrote:

Why - are you getting sycamore puns?


Well, can it now be designated a trunk road  ????

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Re: Have you ever wondered......

Oops - wrong thread

The older I get, the earlier it gets late.

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@shutter wrote:

@198kHz wrote:

Why - are you getting sycamore puns?


Well, can it now be designated a trunk road  ????



Truncated even?

John