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Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Sep 2021, 15:58
Replies: 14,593
Views: 2,299,612
Posted By Blacksheep

Cricket authorities have decided in the interests...

Cricket authorities have decided in the interests of inclusivity to rename the "Batsman" the "Batter".

Batter is what I use to make our Yorkshire puddings. The chippy also coats their fish in it....
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Sep 2021, 12:52
Replies: 14,593
Views: 2,299,612
Posted By Blacksheep

I'm always aware of mine. I don't need a special...

I'm always aware of mine. I don't need a special day to remind me. :(
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2021, 16:17
Replies: 68
Views: 3,696
Posted By Blacksheep

I read somewhere that Rolls Royce, who produce...

I read somewhere that Rolls Royce, who produce the power units for nuclear submarines, proposed local power stations using small reactors as the energy source. They implied it was cheaper than...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2021, 12:54
Replies: 14,593
Views: 2,299,612
Posted By Blacksheep

Something smells, Monsieur Macron seems to have...

Something smells, Monsieur Macron seems to have farted in our general direction. Apparently our mother smells of elderberries?

My Dad's first sign of Alzheimers was his driving. As I whizzed down...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Sep 2021, 11:42
Replies: 42
Views: 3,771
Posted By Blacksheep

I think a large part of the grade inflation...

I think a large part of the grade inflation problem is that the teachers are being judged by the children's results in their own performance assessments. This was particularly noticeable with the...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Sep 2021, 11:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By Blacksheep

The Roman Catholic Church being perhaps the prime...

The Roman Catholic Church being perhaps the prime example with the Anglicans not far behind.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Sep 2021, 11:02
Replies: 14,593
Views: 2,299,612
Posted By Blacksheep

I thought the rabbits were imported as food for...

I thought the rabbits were imported as food for the foxes that had been imported so the Upper Crust could chase them on horseback?
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Sep 2021, 10:51
Replies: 14,593
Views: 2,299,612
Posted By Blacksheep

I was just watching Sky News where they were...

I was just watching Sky News where they were filming with the Taliban wandering through the abandoned and looted French Embassy. Naturally there were quite a few empty wine bottles in the garbage.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Aug 2021, 18:32
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By Blacksheep

Keef kicked the bucket years ago but he just...

Keef kicked the bucket years ago but he just hasn't realised it yet.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Aug 2021, 12:26
Replies: 14,593
Views: 2,299,612
Posted By Blacksheep

If you're an Avionics engineer like me, you just...

If you're an Avionics engineer like me, you just have to put up with it.

It's worth it though, because we get the best sleeping spots in the crew room. :p
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Aug 2021, 12:19
Replies: 68
Views: 6,736
Posted By Blacksheep

Who is this "Harry" fellow? What movies did he...

Who is this "Harry" fellow? What movies did he star in? Or is he one of those "Rap" artists?
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Aug 2021, 12:16
Replies: 302
Views: 33,355
Posted By Blacksheep

I just heard a rumour that the Taliban have taken...

I just heard a rumour that the Taliban have taken over Afghanistan again, Does anyone know if it's true? There's nowt much on the news about it. :suspect:
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Aug 2021, 14:00
Replies: 73
Views: 4,495
Posted By Blacksheep

I thought they were named after Scottish...

I thought they were named after Scottish musicians? :confused:
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Aug 2021, 13:59
Replies: 73
Views: 4,495
Posted By Blacksheep

...by other black people originally. For the...

...by other black people originally. For the Igbo, it still is.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Aug 2021, 13:10
Replies: 25
Views: 2,743
Posted By Blacksheep

Here in Hertfordshire anyone using a van has to...

Here in Hertfordshire anyone using a van has to get a permit in advance and you're only allowed one permit a month. Hertfordshire back lanes are a wasteland of fly-tips. Do you think there might be...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Aug 2021, 13:04
Replies: 255
Views: 17,781
Posted By Blacksheep

To answer the question I do give a toss about...

To answer the question I do give a toss about some of the events but don't give a toss about the rest. It's difficult to get enthusiastic about shooting as there's not much to see, but there's some...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Aug 2021, 12:55
Replies: 14,593
Views: 2,299,612
Posted By Blacksheep

My Uncle Billy was a gas fitter. He installed a...

My Uncle Billy was a gas fitter. He installed a basic gas cooker in Granny Arnold's scullery. She only used the grill for toast and the hob for boiling water. The oven with its regulator was too...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Aug 2021, 12:39
Replies: 73
Views: 4,495
Posted By Blacksheep

In Malaysia it's called Kari by everyone...

In Malaysia it's called Kari by everyone including ethnic Indian people.

It's pronounced curry! :}
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jun 2021, 19:51
Replies: 14,593
Views: 2,299,612
Posted By Blacksheep

In RAF days we had a chap who wrote to Gillette...

In RAF days we had a chap who wrote to Gillette to tell them how he had been on a jungle detachment in Borneo for six months and had to shave in cold water with just the one razor blade - and it kept...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jun 2021, 09:47
Replies: 669
Views: 45,831
Posted By Blacksheep

I just read that report. It would appear to an...

I just read that report. It would appear to an Avionics Engineer (me) that the event is an excellent example of the use of Electronic Countermeasures - given the location, most likely ECM testing by...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jun 2021, 09:22
Replies: 129
Views: 6,893
Posted By Blacksheep

I tend to watch programmes with high intellectual...

I tend to watch programmes with high intellectual credibility. There are lots on Netflix. My current favourite is Shaun the Sheep.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jun 2021, 08:47
Replies: 255
Views: 17,781
Posted By Blacksheep

I like the athletics track & field events - which...

I like the athletics track & field events - which is where it all began.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jun 2021, 13:46
Replies: 52
Views: 2,776
Posted By Blacksheep

I'm genetically disposed to high cholesterol -...

I'm genetically disposed to high cholesterol - and I mean high! I suffered a heart attack at the age of 41 and had a double bypass operation to treat blocked coronary arteries. Post-operative...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jun 2021, 13:39
Replies: 29
Views: 2,114
Posted By Blacksheep

I'm loth to get involved, but I definitely faced...

I'm loth to get involved, but I definitely faced discrimination in school from middle class teachers. Fortunately for me, the examinations are anonymised and there's no way to tell a candidate's...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jun 2021, 13:35
Replies: 32
Views: 2,979
Posted By Blacksheep

I have enough Welsh to confuse the John Smiths...

I have enough Welsh to confuse the John Smiths from Mumbai.

Malay can be fun too, although I once had a call from an Indian chap who could speak Malay. Fortunately I can swear in Malay as well as...
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