Tue 12 Dec, 2006 12:30 pm
I have no idea what the question even is. What is written makes no sense to me. The conduit outside rising/pipe over outside is up/external under pipe is rising etc.????? How about a hint?
1. A pipe, tube, or channel for conveying hot air, gas, steam, or smoke, as from a furnace or fireplace to a chimney.
a. An organ pipe sounded by means of a current of air striking a lip in the side of the pipe and causing the air within to vibrate. Also called labial.
b. The lipped opening in such a pipe.
Epi- \Ep"i-\ [Gr. 'epi` on, upon, to; akin to Skr. api besides,
and prob. to L. ob to, before, on account of, and perh. to E.
A prefix, meaning upon, beside, among, on the outside, above,
^ exponentiation: the multiplication of a number or quantity by itself a given number of times, the number of times being the power to which the number or quantity is to be raised.
How about the song; something about chimney pots?
So it is an English folklore?
I'm sorry people I'd forgotten about this post, simple truth is I cant make head nor tail of it, I was hoping the collective smarts of this site might.