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Forum: Jet Blast
16th May 2019, 19:20
Replies: 36
Views: 3,403
Posted By Random SLF

Should have gone to "you-know-who". I went there...

Should have gone to "you-know-who". I went there last Sunday, I got a free eye test with a coupon printed out when I booked online, and they're fitting my new lenses to my old designer frames for £69.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th May 2019, 20:07
Replies: 19
Views: 2,004
Posted By Random SLF

Re: "Over-protecting" kids. My nut allergy was...

Re: "Over-protecting" kids. My nut allergy was probably caused by an ointment prescribed for eczema when I was a baby in the early 1960's. The same ointment was still being prescribed for eczema in...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th May 2019, 17:47
Replies: 19
Views: 2,004
Posted By Random SLF

I have nut allergy due to having infant eczema....

I have nut allergy due to having infant eczema. The ointment prescribed at the time (early 1960's) sensitized me (and everyone else who was treated with it until quite recently) to the oils present...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Apr 2019, 21:13
Replies: 16
Views: 2,111
Posted By Random SLF

HIGNFY isn't as good these days as it was in the...

HIGNFY isn't as good these days as it was in the Thatcher era, when one of the missing headline questions was "Maggie ______ for me, says Lamont". Merton replied, "Swallows".
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Apr 2019, 16:49
Replies: 88
Views: 10,485
Posted By Random SLF

They're always followed at close distance by some...

They're always followed at close distance by some knobhead in a BMW or Audi! (There, I fixed it for you ;)). My old man was a dog handler with West Yorkshire Metropolitan Police, and was driving from...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Apr 2019, 15:55
Replies: 108
Views: 12,117
Posted By Random SLF

Drinking out of bottles A common habit among...

Drinking out of bottles

A common habit among nightclubbers, due to drinks in glasses being easier to spike with highly hallucinogenic or even date-rape drugs - presumably in liquid form of course...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Apr 2019, 18:33
Replies: 63
Views: 7,360
Posted By Random SLF

I have nut allergy and can happily sit next to...

I have nut allergy and can happily sit next to someone who's eating peanuts - my wife usually. Maybe my allergy isn't as severe as some, but even I think banning nuts altogether is a bit much even...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Apr 2019, 08:56
Replies: 49
Views: 4,205
Posted By Random SLF

Exactly. Cambridge is ideal for cyclists, but...

Exactly. Cambridge is ideal for cyclists, but here Oop North the cyclist is geographically challenged to Tour de France proportions - anyone who'd like to convince my wife to swap her Toyota Yaris...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Apr 2019, 08:27
Replies: 49
Views: 4,205
Posted By Random SLF

A fair point sir, and the fact is that most town...

A fair point sir, and the fact is that most town centers are in decline in spite of all these bicycle-friendly, pedestrian-friendly and emissions-friendly schemes. My point is that the decline may...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Apr 2019, 22:50
Replies: 49
Views: 4,205
Posted By Random SLF

Thank you for your support Andy. Your point about...

Thank you for your support Andy. Your point about what people want makes me wonder: Which people? The "eco-warriors" have already got their own way by restricting town center traffic in every...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Apr 2019, 17:39
Replies: 13,045
Views: 10,097,713
Posted By Random SLF

She was probably asked: 'Ave you got any...

She was probably asked: 'Ave you got any Yorkshire in you luv? No! Would you like some?
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Apr 2019, 17:33
Replies: 49
Views: 4,205
Posted By Random SLF

Out-of-town and online (usually click and...

Out-of-town and online (usually click and collect) shopping are the only kinds I do these days. There are no banks in my town any more, there used to be five. Every town in my area has on-street...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Apr 2019, 12:54
Replies: 54
Views: 9,556
Posted By Random SLF

I was late for an LHR-MAN early morning flight in...

I was late for an LHR-MAN early morning flight in 1997, because my connecting flight from LAX-LHR was also late, plus I had to catch a bus from International Arrivals to Domestic Departures (sorry I...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2019, 19:29
Replies: 94
Views: 16,605
Posted By Random SLF

We were queuing at check-in at MAN behind a large...

We were queuing at check-in at MAN behind a large family with a lot of baggage plus one giant suitcase which took four of them to lift onto the conveyor. They were finally checked in, and as we...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Mar 2019, 12:51
Replies: 8
Views: 1,297
Posted By Random SLF

Michael Jackson's music was inspired mainly by...

Michael Jackson's music was inspired mainly by Stevie Wonder's track "I Wish", a song about the childhood days of a boy, which Jackson felt he'd never had as part of the Jackson 5. Most his biggest...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Feb 2019, 19:48
Replies: 26
Views: 3,637
Posted By Random SLF

Be given a nickname at junior school... then...

Be given a nickname at junior school... then you're stuck with it for the rest of your schooldays!
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Feb 2019, 15:30
Replies: 66
Views: 6,552
Posted By Random SLF

Maybe the TV coverage here wasn't the best,...

Maybe the TV coverage here wasn't the best, focusing as it did on schoolkids 'on strike' and waving banners. Our generation have more respect for those leading by example than mere protesters, and...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Feb 2019, 12:48
Replies: 66
Views: 6,552
Posted By Random SLF

When I was their age we were encouraged to do...

When I was their age we were encouraged to do something about the environment ourselves, not wave placards outside the town hall. We planted trees around the edges of our school playing fields as...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Feb 2019, 12:20
Replies: 13,045
Views: 10,097,713
Posted By Random SLF

As someone once said to George Cruikshank, the...

As someone once said to George Cruikshank, the Victorian cartoonist, illustrator and temperance movement campaigner: "My dear George, water is very good everywhere, except on the brain".
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Feb 2019, 19:52
Replies: 47
Views: 6,590
Posted By Random SLF

On the subject of cartoons, does anyone remember...

On the subject of cartoons, does anyone remember Wacky Races? One of the characters in that had the world's best comedy name in my opinion: Professor Pat Pending. Wacky Races had two spin-offs: The...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Feb 2019, 18:46
Replies: 13,045
Views: 10,097,713
Posted By Random SLF

A newlywed couple from England spend their...

A newlywed couple from England spend their honeymoon at Niagara Falls. While his new bride is unpacking in their honeymoon suite, the young groom goes out of the Hotel to find a suitable restaurant...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jan 2019, 17:36
Replies: 24
Views: 3,153
Posted By Random SLF

A couple of the graphic designers where I work...

A couple of the graphic designers where I work contribute pictures to the CAPTCHA service, so there may be some UK objects to identify soon.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jan 2019, 22:28
Replies: 72
Views: 8,452
Posted By Random SLF

King Alfred the Great was a polyglot with a fine...

King Alfred the Great was a polyglot with a fine sense of propriety; he spoke Latin to his bishops, French to his courtiers, Italian to women, English to his subjects and German to his horse.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jan 2019, 20:48
Replies: 52
Views: 4,967
Posted By Random SLF

User input errors are pronounced Eye Dee Ten Tee,...

User input errors are pronounced Eye Dee Ten Tee, which is written as: ID10T.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jan 2019, 14:44
Replies: 23
Views: 1,675
Posted By Random SLF

Legalising Cannabis, Cocaine, Heroin, etc., would...

Legalising Cannabis, Cocaine, Heroin, etc., would make no difference to any of that - if people can get it tax-free, they surely will. There's still a thriving black market in smuggling tobacco and...
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