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    Doubt it with hospital food (unless you're...

    Doubt it with hospital food (unless you're private), I've lost weight on every admission. Anyway fingers crossed.
  2. Well from close sources, most of the workers in...

    Well from close sources, most of the workers in (the south Yorkshire coal mining regeneration area) are east European anyway.
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    Clue's in the official name.

    Conservative and Unionist Party HTH.
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    Marcus Tullius Cicero - for making Greek...

    Marcus Tullius Cicero - for making Greek philosophy accessible in his Tusculanae Disputationes. Also inspired one of the early church fathers Ambrose of Milan to write On the Duties of the Clergy in...
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    They stink! and BBC - Earth - If you think...

    They stink! and

    BBC - Earth - If you think penguins are cute and cuddly, you're wrong
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    Totally agree. We went into Venice on the train,...

    Totally agree. We went into Venice on the train, had no idea it is actually in the middle of a lagoon, but coming out of Santa Lucia (railway station) was breathtaking with the sun reflecting on the...
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    That is not necessarily a bad thing. According to...

    That is not necessarily a bad thing. According to my transplant doctors in a lot of transplant patients cases the immune suppression prevents the over reaction that actually is the cause of severe...
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    Grandkids? Happened to me, went to a 'posh'...

    Grandkids?

    Happened to me, went to a 'posh' hotel that we'd been to before, nice and civilised. Went next time, stupidly not checking half term dates, and the place was full of grandparents and...
  9. I'm not denying, just helping out!

    I'm not denying, just helping out!
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    Yeah my bad, knew your Mrs was, so lazily thought...

    Yeah my bad, knew your Mrs was, so lazily thought you too :emb
  11. Thread: Record Breaking

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    Yep, this will be the Xmas wave, we kept to the...

    Yep, this will be the Xmas wave, we kept to the rules but lots of the neighbours had multiple overnighters! Had to ask a guy in the co-op today to move back in the queue.
  12. Bet you think that all those yachts in Monaco are...

    Bet you think that all those yachts in Monaco are an obscene outcome of unbridled capitalism, without getting the subtlety of all those jobs that depend on it. Even the early Church realised this...
  13. FFS go and read Adam Smith. What do you want an...

    FFS go and read Adam Smith. What do you want an 30,000 word thesis? Innovation creating demand, do you think Jeffrey Preston Bezos looked at a computer in the 90's and thought, that's useless for...
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    I think ( a loose term granted) that we are...

    I think ( a loose term granted) that we are inflating it by counting anyone who has tested positive within the last twenty eight days. Doesn't mean that was a cause of death, especially in care...
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    Friday

    Friday
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    Oh you do in my house, at least once a month and...

    Oh you do in my house, at least once a month and always make enough for leftovers (tonight). Feck ready meals make your own by doubling up, we add baked beans to it. My granddaughter loves it...
  17. You're not really been serious are you. There...

    You're not really been serious are you.

    There is not a finite number of jobs just as there isn't a finite amount of money. Wealth is created (sometimes stolen, but has to be created in the first...
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    Nice one! But aren't you nearly a Yorkie? Anyway...

    Nice one! But aren't you nearly a Yorkie? Anyway scaly brats are more than welcome!

    Top tip :- blind bake the sausages so they don't colour, then add them to the yorkie mix. They will rise to the...
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    Tonight is corned beef hash and Yorkshire...

    Tonight is corned beef hash and Yorkshire puddings (cos only Yorkshire people can make them 'proper'). Condiments of choice are brown sauce and horse radish. For a cheese omelette its tabasco and...
  20. I personally don't as I don't think generally...

    I personally don't as I don't think generally they are the types to sit on their arse and claim, but some would cite this as a reason.
  21. Given most of the Chinese immigrants to the UK...

    Given most of the Chinese immigrants to the UK are from HK, then probably not. However they do have a liberal attitude to paying taxes and invoices and using unusual forms of animal protein (personal...
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    Ham and mustard? Bacon is a form of ham you know....

    Ham and mustard? Bacon is a form of ham you know. But for bacon it should be a 50/50 red sauce and well 'ard mustard. Try it - taste sensation!
  23. I have no problem with more HKers coming over, we...

    I have no problem with more HKers coming over, we might even get some decent Chinese restaurants again, anyone else noticed their decline? Yes 'some' may need support if they can't find work straight...
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    That could be true cos a girl I knew liked it on...

    That could be true cos a girl I knew liked it on everything :)
  25. To be fair V. there's never really been a problem...

    To be fair V. there's never really been a problem with Chinese integration, tend to be hard working and industrious.
    Also I'm sure I read that they would have no recourse to benefits for 5 years, so...
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    No no no, orthodoxy requires Brown sauce -...

    No no no, orthodoxy requires

    Brown sauce - Sausages
    Tomato Ketchup - Bacon ( and don't forget the mustard - see above).

    Yours is possibly the Catholic version, being a left footer and all that...
  27. Thread: Worn garments

    by Gibbon
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    That was my tactic in nightclubs (remember...

    That was my tactic in nightclubs (remember those!) I did get 1 good response and ended up marrying her, no need then for the chemical castration!
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    Toad in the hole, with onion gravy and mustard...

    Toad in the hole, with onion gravy and mustard (English of course cos I'm well 'ard!)
  29. Bollocks, I never implied that in the slightest....

    Bollocks, I never implied that in the slightest. After 4 years of the clown in charge it was still a narrow victory, why are so many people voting for Trump is my point, and no I don't have the full...
  30. You're been cynical (surely). Both parties need...

    You're been cynical (surely). Both parties need to think long and hard about why Trump got elected. He only entered the race for a bit of publicity. Trump is the symptom not the cause. A good doctor...
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    Yes bananas, couldn't eat even one of them. I can...

    Yes bananas, couldn't eat even one of them. I can eat carrots boiled and drained!!!
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    I had the bloody opposite, moved on the 7th the...

    I had the bloody opposite, moved on the 7th the day they announced the holiday starting on the 8th :tantrum:

    But the eight was also the luckiest day of my life (apart the obvs stuff.) Got the...
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    :emb

    :emb
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    And for some of us pretty fecking dangerous. I...

    And for some of us pretty fecking dangerous. I started dialysis Just as LD1 started and was initially told to shield. Used the shielding service once. I was on a very restrictive diet, very low...
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    Good for you, because tricks like that can bite...

    Good for you, because tricks like that can bite you in the a*se. The house we bought last year was just one of two. The other buyer, two weeks before exchange demanded a 20K reduction, the builder...
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    Poll: Need to add They Twats This Twat That Twat ...

    Need to add

    They Twats
    This Twat
    That Twat

    sorted!
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    Pleased for you. I told my wife the same a few...

    Pleased for you.

    I told my wife the same a few years back when things were looking very bleak, much to her annoyance I'm still here making a mess and being a general nuisance!

    Be careful about...
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    I read that and even I realised from the first...

    I read that and even I realised from the first sentence. There were that many complaints that they had to publish (Friday or Saturday) an article explaining it was satire, maybe The Times has been...
  39. M&S food near me does that. Fecking Sainsburys...

    M&S food near me does that. Fecking Sainsburys just before Xmas was rammed, I walked in and straight out, I have done that a few times elsewhere too. What is really annoying me at the moment is...
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    I was with Fleming Private Bank until CA bought...

    I was with Fleming Private Bank until CA bought them out, used to quite like the old cheques!
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    You're not the first to ask that!

    You're not the first to ask that!
  42. That'll be Rothwell Country park then. BTW I...

    That'll be Rothwell Country park then. BTW I moved near you last July. I support the Canal trust as that's where I walk/cycle. Also kidney stuff.
  43. Thread: About time...

    by Gibbon
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    Because according to that article Nicola Sturgeon...

    Because according to that article Nicola Sturgeon believes Margaret Ferrier is PM (caption under Photo!)
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    But what is Rishi going to do to plug the hole in...

    But what is Rishi going to do to plug the hole in the finances now?
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    See, a little bit of knowledge is dangerous. ...

    See, a little bit of knowledge is dangerous.

    The vaccine is to train your immune system to recognise and attack the virus, the second dose is a booster which is common just like tetanus jabs or...
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    Might you be thinking of Run Rabbit Run? On...

    Might you be thinking of Run Rabbit Run?

    On the farm, ev'ry Friday
    On the farm, it's rabbit pie day
    So ev'ry Friday that ever comes along
    I get up early and sing this little song
    Run, rabbit,...
  47. Thread: So it begins

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    This has the making of a good idea to boost take...

    This has the making of a good idea to boost take up of vaccination. If all countries refuse entry to those without proof of vaccination and medical care for those in common travel areas then more...
  48. Thread: RIP Mrs W

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    Deepest Sympathies.

    Deepest Sympathies.
  49. Thread: Frankie Boyle

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    He ain't a genius and his audience is limited...

    He ain't a genius and his audience is limited because he ain't that fecking funny. He's a ginger tosser who wets the bed. Funny is Fork/Four/handles/candles; written by a wordsmith and a far more...
  50. Why aren't the test kits delivered by Chinook to...

    Why aren't the test kits delivered by Chinook to the front of the queue or I know a flipping airfield!
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