Post something you've learnt today

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Jimbo » 06 Apr 2018, 14:19

Teaching English today to a lady real estate agent preparing an English questionnaire to deal with foreign clients and she asked me if an apartment's location is important to foreigners, meaning, after I probed a bit, its feng shui location. I told her probably not and so she eliminated the question from the questionnaire which she was patterning from a Japanese form. I then asked her if she believed in it and she said she did and that did I know the layout of Tokyo, formerly Edo, was based on it. The Yamanote train line runs in a circle around the main part of the city. The Imperial Palace is in the center of the circle. The circle is then bisected by the Chuo train line but the line does a dipsy-doodle around the palace that creates a yin-yang effect.
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Postby Minnie the Minx » 06 Apr 2018, 14:44

Connecticut is spelt Connecticut not Conneticut.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Diamond Dog » 09 Apr 2018, 11:16

Today I learnt that a senior manager with Royal Mail Group Operations believes that all postmen/women actually work a six day week as per norm.
In other words an extended look into *******’s head, and it seems to have some pretty good things in it (who among us is totally free of mental garbage?) It’s nice to see that he is confident enough so he can play some blues again,I’d like to hear more.

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Diamond Dog » 09 Apr 2018, 12:28

Well I'll be FUCKED!!

Yet another deliberately provocative post gets the exact response expected - an argument- and then gets turned so it's the intended audiences fault for responding.

Ho hum. Who knew.
In other words an extended look into *******’s head, and it seems to have some pretty good things in it (who among us is totally free of mental garbage?) It’s nice to see that he is confident enough so he can play some blues again,I’d like to hear more.

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Samoan » 09 Apr 2018, 12:50

People don't always comprehend the wording and meaning of certain thread titles.
bobzilla77 wrote:Those people who say the guitars sound like bagpipes have never really listened to bagpipes.

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Diamond Dog » 09 Apr 2018, 12:59

Wankers misinterpret others posts, on a daily basis.

Oh yeah, and post in the most patronising possible tone, even when they are COMPLETELY FUCKING WRONG.
In other words an extended look into *******’s head, and it seems to have some pretty good things in it (who among us is totally free of mental garbage?) It’s nice to see that he is confident enough so he can play some blues again,I’d like to hear more.

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Postby Samoan » 09 Apr 2018, 13:16

Unlike New South Wales, Queensland and Tasmania, the state of Victoria was never a penal colony and Melbourne was never a convict town.
bobzilla77 wrote:Those people who say the guitars sound like bagpipes have never really listened to bagpipes.

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Postby gash on ignore » 09 Apr 2018, 13:19

They sort of grew into them though.
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Postby yomptepi » 09 Apr 2018, 18:40

Diamond Dog wrote:Wankers misinterpret others posts, on a daily basis.

Oh yeah, and post in the most patronising possible tone, even when they are COMPLETELY FUCKING WRONG.


I know.

But sometimes you can be quite witty...
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Diamond Dog » 09 Apr 2018, 18:56

I learnt Yomp has been to the same humour school as Gash visits, on a regular and relentless basis.
In other words an extended look into *******’s head, and it seems to have some pretty good things in it (who among us is totally free of mental garbage?) It’s nice to see that he is confident enough so he can play some blues again,I’d like to hear more.

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Postby yomptepi » 09 Apr 2018, 19:02

Diamond Dog wrote:I learnt Yomp has been to the same humour school as Gash visits, on a regular and relentless basis.


He only visits. I am the fucking DEAN!!!
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Diamond Dog » 09 Apr 2018, 19:12

yomptepi wrote:
Diamond Dog wrote:I learnt Yomp has been to the same humour school as Gash visits, on a regular and relentless basis.


He only visits. I am the fucking DEAN!!!


This is not necessarily something to gloat about.
In other words an extended look into *******’s head, and it seems to have some pretty good things in it (who among us is totally free of mental garbage?) It’s nice to see that he is confident enough so he can play some blues again,I’d like to hear more.

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby gash on ignore » 09 Apr 2018, 19:30

The lunatics have taken over the asylum.
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Postby Belle Lettre » 09 Apr 2018, 20:55

They still won't let you out.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby gash on ignore » 09 Apr 2018, 20:58

It’s ok, D_F’s gonna chuck a sink through the window.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Diamond Dog » 10 Apr 2018, 22:09

I've learnt that my shadow is having one of his days - chasing me all over the board, doing his best to disrupt and thread crap.

My apologies in advance.
In other words an extended look into *******’s head, and it seems to have some pretty good things in it (who among us is totally free of mental garbage?) It’s nice to see that he is confident enough so he can play some blues again,I’d like to hear more.

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Pansy Puff » 10 Apr 2018, 22:27

I've learnt that he is a dick, but I didn't learn that today.
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Postby Jimbo » 12 Apr 2018, 06:08

Watching this cheesy black and white 1930s western about the Alamo on YouTube and there was a scene where a settler wishing to enter Texas is turned back at the Texas border by a Mexican soldier. "But this paper says I have my land waiting for me granted to me by the government!" (or something like that) the settler complained. Then I remembered how in a discussion about "white privilege" how early on white folk were granted land for free, thus a huge head start, and that the freed slaves got nothing. Reparations are in order.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Charlie O. » 12 Apr 2018, 14:48

And this is something you learnt today?
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Jimbo » 12 Apr 2018, 15:12

I never put the land give-aways to settlers and the snatching away of the "20 acres and a mule" from freed slaves together.
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