'rope' can also refer to...

Abel Roper (1665—1726) bookseller and political writer

Abua Moves to Earth on a Rope

bolt rope

bull rope

cable-laid rope

calf roping

cant rope

Ellen Mary Rope (1855—1934) sculptor and plaster designer

Esther Gertrude Roper (1868—1938) suffragist

foot rope

Give 'Em Enough Rope (Clash album)


Hard Rope & Silken Twine (Incredible String Band album)


Hugh Trevor-Roper (1914—2003) historian

John Roper (c. 1476—1524) legal official

Kar and the Rope between Sky and Earth

Lanning Roper (1912—1983) landscape gardener and journalist

Lyndal Roper

Margaret Roper (1505—1544) scholar and daughter of Sir Thomas More

Mark Roper (b. 1951)

Nawuge: The Rope to Earth

Ngun Lo Ki and the Rope from Heaven

Nun and the Rope to Earth

Old Rope String Band

Ori and the Rope of Cows' Hide

Patrick Dacre Trevor Roper (1916—2004) ophthalmic surgeon and author

Primrose Roper (1908—1978) painter and gardener

ridge rope



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Spore-forming bacteria (Bacillus mesentericus and B. subtilis) occurring on wheat and hence in flour. The spores can survive baking and then are present in the bread. Under the right conditions of warmth and moisture the spores germinate and the bacteria convert the bread into sticky, yellowish patches which can be pulled out into rope-like threads, hence the term ‘ropy’ bread. The bacterial growth is inhibited by acids. Can also occur in milk, called long milk in Scandinavia.

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