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 Diamond Dog » 12 Dec 2019, 17:43

Minnie the Minx wrote:Ainult idioot sooks heroiini pirukat!


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People go on too much about the privileged background of politicians but actually Matt Hancock had a very humble upbringing in an Italian workshop owned by a woodworker named Geppetto who turned him into a human boy.

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby C » 12 Dec 2019, 18:48

That every polling station has a 'ballot box compactor'

A flat stick about 15 inches long that they put in the ballot box slot to compress the slips allowing more space for additional papers. It has 'ballot box compactor' printed on the side and this one was duck egg blue like the underside of a WWII de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito.

When I discussed the said tool with one of then returning officers she said 'I just give it a good shake'

ooh er missus!





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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Flower » 15 Dec 2019, 11:13

I need to step up my "Off-line" shopping .. time is marching on and I need/want to finish purchasing my holiday gifts.
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Postby Samoan » 15 Dec 2019, 11:25

Jeremy Corbyn is an avid "drain spotter" and has photographed decorative drain and manhole covers throughout the country.

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Postby Sam Stone » 15 Dec 2019, 11:42

Samoan wrote:Jeremy Corbyn is an avid "drain spotter" and has photographed decorative drain and manhole covers throughout the country.


Resists urge to make rather obvious joke

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Flower » 17 Dec 2019, 22:39

That others share many of my opinions and that all I have to do is to sit back and enjoy. :)
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Rorschach » 18 Dec 2019, 14:19

This one REALLY surprised me:

In the 1980's Kenny Lynch had a songwriting partnership with ....... Buster Mottram!

I can't even begin to imagine the cognitive dissonance that must have been involved from both sides.
Bugger off.

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Postby Minnie the Minx » 21 Dec 2019, 14:27

Thanks to Thora Hird’s Desert Island Discs I found out that tap dancing used to be called ‘walloping’!
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Postby Flower » 23 Dec 2019, 01:45

Gödel's incompleteness theorems.
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Postby Minnie the Minx » 23 Dec 2019, 19:09



Baby alligators sound like lasers!!!!
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Someone in your line of work usually as their own man cave aka the shed we're they can potter around fixing stuff or something don't they?

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Flower » 25 Dec 2019, 12:47

I'm not finished with my Christmas shopping .. SIGH!
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Jimbo » 25 Dec 2019, 22:50

Cary Grant was married five times.
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Postby Flower » 29 Dec 2019, 12:16

That wild bunnies can eat small amounts of apple and other non citrus fruits.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Six String » 29 Dec 2019, 18:26

I had a cat that would eat banana, apple or pear. She didn't like citrus either. Must be the high acid.

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Jimbo » 30 Dec 2019, 08:30

A sampler of hot spices sent to me by a BCB Secret Santa a couple of years back - sorry, can't remember who - included one teeny bottle with the label "Moruga". Fifteen minutes too late as I sit here sweating and my mouth burning despite the water and the milk I slugged down after tasting just a bit of the powder wondering how it might taste in the chili I am making, I learned moruga pepper comes from Trinidad, is also known as the scorpion pepper and is the hottest pepper in the world.
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Postby Flower » 02 Jan 2020, 12:51

I found out this morning about The Grey Muzzle Ofganization. I've never been a fan of Carol Burnett but love her now for helping to start this organization. Kudos for caring ...

https://people.com/pets/carol-burnett-b ... r-pet-psa/

https://www.greymuzzle.org/about-us


*I've always loved Bob Newhart.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Samoan » 02 Jan 2020, 22:51

The Preludin site is "Insecure" says my browser. For instance, one just has to right click on any photo they post, click Search Google for Image and voila !

Not that I'm going to spoil their "fun" :)
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Charlie O. » 03 Jan 2020, 00:47

Samoan wrote:The Preludin site is "Insecure" says my browser.

Sane with this site, according to my browser.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Samoan » 03 Jan 2020, 13:22

Goats eat Christmas Trees -

Deen City Farm are asking for Christmas trees for their goats. For more info you can contact them or have a look at their Facebook page

Christmas Trees? "Yum", say our goats. When you take down your tree, don't just chuck it away, please bring it to the Farm for our goats to enjoy.
No plastic or decorations though!
Just find a member of staff and hand it over! We can take them whole or cut up.

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Sam Stone » 03 Jan 2020, 14:37

Charlie O. wrote:
Samoan wrote:The Preludin site is "Insecure" says my browser.

Sane with this site, according to my browser.


Posters who click submit without checking often make Freudian slips.