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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Rayge » 11 Jul 2017, 11:11

Thang-y wrote:
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The Savage Young Gash wrote:Sorry, who are you?

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I'm him


Well, you're not yourself today.

Maybe you're me ... :?


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Postby the gorton gollum » 11 Jul 2017, 11:23

How unfortunate.
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Postby Dr Markus » 11 Jul 2017, 12:47

The company I'm working for is moving to a whole new building.
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Postby Wally Bingbang » 11 Jul 2017, 14:18

Have they told you where it is?
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Postby the gorton gollum » 11 Jul 2017, 14:18

It's worse than that, he works from home :(
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Postby Wally Bingbang » 11 Jul 2017, 14:19

:lol:
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Postby Dr Markus » 11 Jul 2017, 14:47

The Savage Young Gash wrote:It's worse than that, he works from home :(



:lol: Well played.







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Postby Dr Markus » 11 Jul 2017, 14:47

Harvey K-Tel wrote:Have they told you where it is?


Yeah I used to work there for the previous company many moons ago.
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Postby Dr Markus » 17 Jul 2017, 13:31

Roise perez of..................white men can't jump fame, is a boxing pundit.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Charlie O. » 17 Jul 2017, 22:37

San Francisco's Public Health Director during the sixties was named Ellis D. Sox.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Geezee » 20 Jul 2017, 13:50

I didn't know that Spandau Ballet were named after WWI slang used for twitching corpses hanging on barbed wire who kept being hit by (Spandau) machine gun fire.
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Postby Belle Lettre » 20 Jul 2017, 18:14

"Palestinist" as a derogatory term. Seen on some Hasbara FB page or other.
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Postby Diamond Dog » 04 Aug 2017, 12:55

The Gash Twat still thinks I actually read his posts.

How sweet.
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Postby Deebank » 05 Aug 2017, 16:13

Geezee wrote:I didn't know that Spandau Ballet were named after WWI slang used for twitching corpses hanging on barbed wire who kept being hit by (Spandau) machine gun fire.


A(nother) pedant writes...

Incorrect!

The Spandau Ballet was the 'dance' of the hanging Nazi war criminals in Spandau prison.
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Postby Geezee » 07 Aug 2017, 16:27

Deebank wrote:
Geezee wrote:I didn't know that Spandau Ballet were named after WWI slang used for twitching corpses hanging on barbed wire who kept being hit by (Spandau) machine gun fire.


A(nother) pedant writes...

Incorrect!

The Spandau Ballet was the 'dance' of the hanging Nazi war criminals in Spandau prison.


I think both are right - it was originally an expression in WWI that was adapted in WWII.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Deebank » 07 Aug 2017, 17:44

Geezee wrote:
Deebank wrote:
Geezee wrote:I didn't know that Spandau Ballet were named after WWI slang used for twitching corpses hanging on barbed wire who kept being hit by (Spandau) machine gun fire.


A(nother) pedant writes...

Incorrect!

The Spandau Ballet was the 'dance' of the hanging Nazi war criminals in Spandau prison.


I think both are right - it was originally an expression in WWI that was adapted in WWII.


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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Wally Bingbang » 09 Aug 2017, 17:09

Gary Numan was born 13 days before Gary Oldman (March 8, '58 / March 21, '58).
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Postby Dr Markus » 09 Aug 2017, 18:32

Americans really love their meetings, so much so, they have meetings about meetings.
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Postby bhoywonder » 11 Aug 2017, 10:23

The guy who wrote Strange Fruit later adopted the Rosenberg's children after they were executed.

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Postby Darkness_Fish » 11 Aug 2017, 13:49

Adopting executed children is a weird thing to do. Reminds me of Gogol's Dead Souls.
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