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    "Eagles may soar, but weasles don't get sucked into jet engines".

    "The early bird catches the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese".


























    (*courtesy of Terry Wogan).

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    What do you do if you get lost in an Icelandic forest?








    Stand up!

    (Told to me by 3 separate Icelanders in a week. Hilarious...)
    "I can put any old tat in my sig, put quotes around it and attribute to someone of whom I've heard, to make it sound true."
    - Voltaire/Benjamin Franklin/Anne Frank...

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    I only pay with an angry sheep (I'll pay in cash)

    He stood on the duck (He could not breathe)

    It is bad but you will get used to it

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    Whether at the hot springs, or on the ice...
    Whether fishing, or eating fish...
    Whether feeling cold, or freezing to death...
    .. It's fooking boring in Iceland.
    - 12th Century Icelandic saga.

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