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Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jun 2016, 22:37
Replies: 10,065
Views: 1,099,520
Posted By The SSK

Well, that be it, it seems. Just been...

Well, that be it, it seems.

Just been banned on another JB thread for asking, most politely, a simple question. My crime was that I asked it three times, the first twice being deleted. It wasn't...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jun 2016, 21:43
Replies: 10,065
Views: 1,099,520
Posted By The SSK

Nearly, my friend RiS Normally, the saying...

Nearly, my friend RiS

Normally, the saying goes - the old Chinese curse - 'May you live in interesting times'.
Except that it is not old, it is not Chinese, and it is not a curse.

I do recall...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jun 2016, 19:46
Replies: 6,758
Views: 512,849
Posted By The SSK

I am asking myself why Scotland, in contrast to...

I am asking myself why Scotland, in contrast to the North of England with which it shares a similar socio-economic-demographic profile, voted so differently. My feeling is that the Scots knew exactly...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jun 2016, 21:49
Replies: 6,758
Views: 512,849
Posted By The SSK

Oh here we go. More disinformation. The UK, along...

Oh here we go. More disinformation. The UK, along with more than 120 other countries worldwide, is a signatory to IASTA, the International Air Services Transit Agreement. Overflight rights are the...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jun 2016, 21:28
Replies: 10,065
Views: 1,099,520
Posted By The SSK

Bees are so passé. Had to rescue a dragonfly from...

Bees are so passé. Had to rescue a dragonfly from the kitchen window using the old tried'n'tested glass and postcard method.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jun 2016, 23:04
Replies: 8
Views: 943
Posted By The SSK

It has become the norm - maybe some unwritten...

It has become the norm - maybe some unwritten journalistic code of conduct - not to include perpetrators in the casualty lists. I think I approve, although it can be confusing.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jun 2016, 22:13
Replies: 6,758
Views: 512,849
Posted By The SSK

Racists on a scale of 1 to 10 Where would...

Racists on a scale of 1 to 10

Where would you rank Farage compared to - let's say - Enoch Powell?
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jun 2016, 21:02
Replies: 6,758
Views: 512,849
Posted By The SSK

So first to declare will be less accurate? ...

So first to declare will be less accurate? Loving the way the losers are queuing up to present their excuses.
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jun 2016, 21:55
Replies: 6,758
Views: 512,849
Posted By The SSK

Why should that be? Because the Out camp refuse...

Why should that be? Because the Out camp refuse to accept the democratically expressed will of the British electorate?
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jun 2016, 20:21
Replies: 6,758
Views: 512,849
Posted By The SSK

'VAT on domestic fuel will be abolished'. By...

'VAT on domestic fuel will be abolished'. By whom, exactly?
Last I saw Boris, he was wittering on about an amnesty for all illegal migrants who had been resident for twelve years. Erm, he had a...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jun 2016, 20:14
Replies: 6,758
Views: 512,849
Posted By The SSK

'Abusive marriage', that's funny. For years 'the...

'Abusive marriage', that's funny. For years 'the bride' (UK) begged 'the groom' (Europe) to take an interest in her. Once the nuptuals were concluded, the bride steadfastly resisted consummating the...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jun 2016, 21:48
Replies: 10,065
Views: 1,099,520
Posted By The SSK

Whales, whales Bloody great fishes are whales ...

Whales, whales
Bloody great fishes are whales

Oh, grand.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jun 2016, 15:05
Replies: 10,065
Views: 1,099,520
Posted By The SSK

Who needs one cowboy song when you can have them...

Who needs one cowboy song when you can have them all

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Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jun 2016, 21:39
Replies: 10,065
Views: 1,099,520
Posted By The SSK

Best wishes to everybody who's not in the pinkest...

Best wishes to everybody who's not in the pinkest of pink right now.

On the subject of which - I've forgotten how to see who are the JB moderators. There used to be a button one could press. Three...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2016, 21:17
Replies: 10,065
Views: 1,099,520
Posted By The SSK

Re Noah's Ark, I offer you Chapter 1 of my...

Re Noah's Ark, I offer you Chapter 1 of my favourite novel, Julian Barnes' A History of the World in 10½ Chapters.

Read all about the creatures that were not invited (but stowed away nonetheless),...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2016, 13:27
Replies: 10,065
Views: 1,099,520
Posted By The SSK

Went to Armentières this morning for a couple of...

Went to Armentières this morning for a couple of injections
Didn't see any mademoiselles
Or any German officers, either.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2016, 21:29
Replies: 10,065
Views: 1,099,520
Posted By The SSK

My parents were married on 28th December '29 and...

My parents were married on 28th December '29 and for years my Dad got the two numbers mixed up and gave Mam her bunch of flowers on the 29th. Until one year she threw them back at him, saying 'it was...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jun 2016, 22:08
Replies: 6,758
Views: 512,849
Posted By The SSK

Thank you TWT. Did you take note of all the...

Thank you TWT. Did you take note of all the graves of Frenchmen and Belgians? All the headstones with Islamic and Jewish symbols?

The French town in which I live was liberated by the Poles. They...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jun 2016, 21:33
Replies: 10,065
Views: 1,099,520
Posted By The SSK

I used to have a ship's wheel as a kid. I guess I...

I used to have a ship's wheel as a kid. I guess I got it from my Dad who worked in the shipyard. He'd attached ir to a plank but I can't say I played with it much.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jun 2016, 21:24
Replies: 6,758
Views: 512,849
Posted By The SSK

The ignorance of some people is just beyond...

The ignorance of some people is just beyond comprehension. And yet they are allowed to vote. Having spent the day in Ypres, that comment makes me very angry.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jun 2016, 20:59
Replies: 6,758
Views: 512,849
Posted By The SSK

Oh spare us, ORAC, why don't you say what you...

Oh spare us, ORAC, why don't you say what you think and what you believe, instead of this endless cut-and-paste from people who are 'on your side', without any critical appraisal or questioning where...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jun 2016, 22:18
Replies: 10,065
Views: 1,099,520
Posted By The SSK

I thought Aussies had slang terms for everything....

I thought Aussies had slang terms for everything. last week I was watching a YTube video of a rowing race, commented by an Aussie, as it got towards the finish, he talked about the crews 'coming up...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jun 2016, 21:59
Replies: 10,065
Views: 1,099,520
Posted By The SSK

I have a thruppeny bit standing on edge on a...

I have a thruppeny bit standing on edge on a shelf in my den. Its job is to tell me if we've just had an earthquake.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2016, 20:17
Replies: 19
Views: 1,935
Posted By The SSK

Two questions before you even begin: Do you...

Two questions before you even begin:
Do you want to be part of a Brit community or are you happy to go it alone?
If (b) how are you with the language?

My two penn'orth: I live about 30km inland...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jun 2016, 22:30
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By The SSK

Without wishing to be anal, you have misspelled...

Without wishing to be anal, you have misspelled two of those names, and it's actually ten days. But hey.

Sloth

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