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Forum: Cabin Crew
6th Jun 2019, 06:02
Replies: 1
Views: 1,495
Posted By B Fraser

I was at school with Forbes, a lovely bloke. ...

I was at school with Forbes, a lovely bloke.

all together now...… "Oh dearie me !"

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b00gthqx/the-high-life
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Apr 2019, 12:28
Replies: 98
Views: 14,225
Posted By B Fraser

It's quite simple, how do you know there's a...

It's quite simple, how do you know there's a vegan at the party ? They tell you.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Apr 2019, 08:05
Replies: 288
Views: 40,004
Posted By B Fraser

Well if I could travel at 600 mph while being...

Well if I could travel at 600 mph while being served food sourced from every corner of the planet without burning hydrocarbons, I would too. What a pointless statement by an utterly pointless...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Apr 2019, 16:34
Replies: 98
Views: 14,225
Posted By B Fraser

It is essential for a sauce I make to go with...

It is essential for a sauce I make to go with steak. Fry finely chopped onion and garlic in olive oil, add a pinch of salt and some oregano, add thinly sliced mushrooms and more olive oil, when...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Mar 2019, 18:04
Replies: 6
Views: 1,292
Posted By B Fraser

Leave Saintsman alone, he's 'armless. :E

Leave Saintsman alone, he's 'armless.

:E
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Mar 2019, 16:11
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By B Fraser

However with Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins, we...

However with Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins, we had a Scot, a Swede and an Irishman on Apollo 11.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Feb 2019, 20:29
Replies: 152
Views: 201,097
Posted By B Fraser

A question best put to the director of the Indian...

A question best put to the director of the Indian space programme.

https://phys.org/news/2019-01-india-space-mission-december.html
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Feb 2019, 10:24
Replies: 53
Views: 5,665
Posted By B Fraser

Yup, gambling is a tax on stupidity. This time...

Yup, gambling is a tax on stupidity. This time around, the organisers were the stupid ones.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2019, 05:34
Replies: 268
Views: 34,758
Posted By B Fraser

Probably nipping out for a kebab. ;)

Probably nipping out for a kebab.

;)
26th Jan 2019, 11:45
Replies: 96
Views: 64,858
Posted By B Fraser

One was painted in BEA colours as a demonstrator...

One was painted in BEA colours as a demonstrator and 6 were ordered for Q4 1974. None were delivered as BEA ceased operations some time before the due date.
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jan 2019, 08:24
Replies: 58
Views: 8,684
Posted By B Fraser

The running gag in the 1980's was that SNP stood...

The running gag in the 1980's was that SNP stood for "Sex, Not Politics".

Joking aside, it is totally unacceptable that an accuser can have their identity withheld while the accused has their...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jan 2019, 10:24
Replies: 268
Views: 34,758
Posted By B Fraser

Any defence of "the other car was speeding" is...

Any defence of "the other car was speeding" is the same as "not only did I see them but I assessed their speed prior to the collision". Not the smartest thing to say.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jan 2019, 07:49
Replies: 268
Views: 34,758
Posted By B Fraser

According to statistics covering 200,000...

According to statistics covering 200,000 incidents that were attended by police, speeding was the cause in 2.4% of all cases. (Data extracted from a report provided by our own Mr Chips.) A camera...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jan 2019, 13:58
Replies: 65
Views: 3,784
Posted By B Fraser

The link to the official statistics kindly...

The link to the official statistics kindly provided by K&C shows that 97.6% of accidents attended by the police were not caused by the driver exceeding the posted limit. If you are genuinely...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jan 2019, 08:40
Replies: 65
Views: 3,784
Posted By B Fraser

Mr Chips, The second paragraph of the...

Mr Chips,

The second paragraph of the article states that exceeding the limit contributes to 11% of accidents along with other factors. It does not say what that proportion of the 11% is...
12th Jan 2019, 08:06
Replies: 2,164
Views: 1,245,833
Posted By B Fraser

Would you not have expected Virgin to halt the...

Would you not have expected Virgin to halt the sale as a condition of buying the company ? After all, Virgin will be more interested in feeding customers into a major hub rather than flying oil rig...
11th Jan 2019, 16:04
Replies: 2,164
Views: 1,245,833
Posted By B Fraser

There's something very fishy going on here. It...

There's something very fishy going on here. It seems that Flybe have just sold the family silver, 5 minutes before the market closed and at twice the market capitalisation. Have Branson and Stobart...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jan 2019, 14:15
Replies: 65
Views: 3,784
Posted By B Fraser

Reading the contents didn't seem to ensure your...

Reading the contents didn't seem to ensure your clarity and understanding of the term "includes". I presume that accidents directly caused by sneezing and trying to get rid of a wasp are also...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jan 2019, 09:21
Replies: 65
Views: 3,784
Posted By B Fraser

Quite easily. "Includes" means that they are an...

Quite easily. "Includes" means that they are an undefined subset of the overall figure.

I'll help you with your argument in that I was a scientist many years ago and knew colleagues at the TRRL in...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jan 2019, 08:54
Replies: 65
Views: 3,784
Posted By B Fraser

In a word...."no". Travelling too fast for the...

In a word...."no". Travelling too fast for the prevailing conditions was not a factor in 93% of all reported accidents. Too fast for the conditions does not necessarily mean that the vehicle was...
11th Jan 2019, 07:51
Replies: 2,164
Views: 1,245,833
Posted By B Fraser

Share price is now 2.5p with an 8% spread. I...

Share price is now 2.5p with an 8% spread. I doubt the shareholders will vote to be bought out at 1.0p which will make for interesting times ahead.

The clever cookies bought at 10.0p and sold at...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jan 2019, 13:44
Replies: 79
Views: 4,872
Posted By B Fraser

Those images of the Daily Express are clearly...

Those images of the Daily Express are clearly faked...….

…..only one has a photo of Princess Diana.

:rolleyes:
8th Jan 2019, 20:35
Replies: 40
Views: 11,179
Posted By B Fraser

The Boeing Biplane !!!! The really ought to...

The Boeing Biplane !!!!

The really ought to stick the tailplane on the front and turn it into a biplane canard. Orville and Wilbur would have approved.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jan 2019, 14:57
Replies: 49
Views: 3,036
Posted By B Fraser

XX = Female XY = Male YYY = Delilah (A...

XX = Female
XY = Male
YYY = Delilah

(A good friend of mine is a celebrated trans barrister. Her stories of the mental issues prior to making the transition are quite harrowing. Good luck to her)
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Dec 2018, 10:19
Replies: 21
Views: 1,492
Posted By B Fraser

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing
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