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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #3630 on: March 16, 2020, 12:55:14 AM »
Oh Linda the longer I know you I'm convinced you're my long lost twin :laugh:  I like my egg sarnies exactly as you say.  Lots of salt & black pepper & it has to be salad cream for me - same as when we were kids. Mayo is ok but just not the same.  If my sister ran out of salad cream she had been known to use tomato sauce instead.  Not awful but just not the same! If I'm really pushing the boat out I'll have a slice of ham in it :-H  I do like a strong black coffee but I'm a proper tea wallah!  Pen

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« Reply #3631 on: March 16, 2020, 01:53:04 AM »
if it does turn out to be Les303 as was, please publicise it more widely. Im sure many of us would welcome him back with great joy.

Jock, it is pure speculation,  but I suspect Les303 as was keeps track of the forum as a guest and since he withdrew, a number of forumites, including me, have made it clear we would like to see him return to the fold.

As to whether Les303 and Les003 are the same I have only one idea of how to find out if Les003 decides not to join the forum.  The only way of communicating with non-forumites is to use Chinwag, which I have never used.

My feeling is that if Les(whatever) wants to enjoy playing the Chi games but, for whatever reason, does not want to (re)join the forum, we should respect that decision even if we consider it somewhat disappointing.

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #3632 on: March 16, 2020, 02:04:54 AM »
I'm back Jack.

Now I'm properly fed & watered I can give your very excellent post my full attention :)
It certainly cheered up a wet & dreary Sunday afternoon.

Would the Clive James book be the second part of his Unreliable Memoirs?  I did make a cack handed attempt to pronounce Mamungkukumpurangkuntjunya ;D  I could possibly claim half a bonus point!

Perhaps you'd like to give this one a try? >:D  It seems to have more than it's fair share of the letter L :laugh:
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch (Llanfair PG for short) is a small, quiet town on the island of Anglesey off the northwest coast of North Wales, famous for having the longest place name in an English-speaking country.

My puzzle is an old tune sung by Perry Como.  5, 1, 7, 4.

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The last picture is there for 2 reasons.  The first is to be a bit of a red kipper as I thought the puzzle far too easy & the second I just wanted an excuse to use the picture ;)
For your bonus can you name what was on the B side of the record?

   

A Jumbojet was coming into London Heathrow after a long-haul trip from Singapore and the captain opened the intercom and said 'Ladies and gentlemen we are now making our final approach into Heathrow, we hope you've enjoyed flying with RarelyCrash Airways and that we'll see you again soon, please have a safe onward journey' at which point he forgot to turn the intercom off. He turned to the co-pilot and said 'well Roger what plans do you have for the rest of the day?' the co-pilot replied 'My wife will be at the hotel, Mike, and she's got seats booked for a West-End show, I don't know which one, what plans do you have?' The cabin crew and passengers meanwhile are quite enjoying this change from the norm. The captain continued 'as you know my divorce was finalised last week so I'll be taking a long soak in the bath before ordering dinner in my room. I'm thinking that after that I'll call the pretty new blonde stewardess working upstairs, Susanne I think her name is, and take her out for a drink then take her back to my room and give her a damn good seeing to' At that moment the passengers cheered loudly and in the upper deck Susanne realised the intercom was still on by accident and she had to get downstairs and let them know. She ran up the aisle and tripped headlong over an old ladys handbag which was poking out into the aisle. The old lady looked down at the spread-eagled young woman and said 'there's no need to hurry love, he's going to have a bath first'

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #3633 on: March 16, 2020, 02:11:50 AM »
I've scoffed my egg sarnie with a cup of builders :laugh:

Thank heavens for google.

SCOFF: -verb- past tense: scoffed; past participle: scoffed

speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way.

"Patrick professed to scoff at soppy love scenes in films"

The verb scoff {food} is even older, perhaps of Scandinavian origin. The origin supposedly being an older Dutch word schaffen meaning to prepare a table for dinner or decorating food on plates before being served at a table.


SARNIE: British. A sandwich: Probably originally Army, since the early 20th century; in later 20th century more generally colloquial. Cf. synonyms Australian sammo, sanger.

CUP OF BUILDERS: Builder's tea, also known as a builder's brew, is a British English colloquial term for a strong cup of tea. ... A builder's tea is typically brewed in a mug (as opposed to loose tea leaves in a teapot), with a small amount of milk added after either stirring the tea or leaving it to stand and infuse.



Just pulling your leg, Pen. >:D

Tea, Coffee, OK but I prefer my Sarnies with a beer. ;)
Cheers, Jack


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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #3634 on: March 16, 2020, 02:37:46 AM »
I'm back too, Pen.

Great cartoons. Full marks on my puzzle.

I didn't even try to pronounce that welsh name. Welsh is all Greek to me.  ;)

I think I could name what was on the B (flip) side of the record but that would be the answer to your puzzle.  My info is the A side was "Magic Moments".


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Cheers, Jack


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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #3635 on: March 16, 2020, 03:16:10 AM »
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Mayo is ok but just not the same.

Presactly!  Heinz salad cream .... mmm!  >:D

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #3636 on: March 16, 2020, 06:23:15 AM »
Spot on Linda - accept no imitations :laugh:

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« Reply #3637 on: March 16, 2020, 06:37:19 AM »
You do tickle me Jack :laugh:
You are of course correct about Magic Moments.
I'm going to give my brain cell a small work out then flop in front of the box.  Courtesy of my friend Eve I've discovered a new programme call Macdonald & Dodds.  I didn't watch when it was on so I have to watch it on catch up which is a pain because you can't whiz through the adverts.  It's a police drama set in Bath.  To say it's a downmarket Inspector Morse wouldn't really do it justice but I enjoyed the first episode anyway :)

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #3638 on: March 16, 2020, 10:48:24 AM »

CUP OF BUILDERS: Builder's tea, also known as a builder's brew, is a British English colloquial term for a strong cup of tea. ... A builder's tea is typically brewed in a mug (as opposed to loose tea leaves in a teapot), with a small amount of milk added after either stirring the tea or leaving it to stand and infuse.


As they used to say in Yorkshire, it was 'tea you could trot a mouse on'.

I've discovered a new programme call Macdonald & Dodds.  .  It's a police drama set in Bath.  To say it's a downmarket Inspector Morse wouldn't really do it justice but I enjoyed the first episode anyway

Apart from the fact that it's set in another historical English city, it doesn't seem to have too much in common with Morse.
It looks quite good but ......why are there only two episodes?
Hardly a series, unless these two episodes were 'pilots''
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« Reply #3639 on: March 16, 2020, 07:50:09 PM »
I agree that "series" do seem to be getting shorter. The last series of Endeavour was only three episodes. Maybe it is a cost related thing?

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« Reply #3640 on: March 16, 2020, 09:23:49 PM »
Hi Pen, 

Another Monday gone.  We must encourage Mike to give us some more Yorkshire sayings. 

I am stuck on a certain train of thought.

     

Blue asked me if  I ever watched the series Cheers.  I told him I had but not often.  Blue said I should have watched it more often because apart from being funny you could learn some interesting scientific facts. To prove it he told me this story.

"Ya see, Jack, it's like this... A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first.

This natural selection is good for the herd, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members.

In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells. Excessive intake of alcohol, as we know, kills brain cells. But naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first.

In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine.

That's why you always feel smarter after a few beers.
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Cheers, Jack


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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #3641 on: March 16, 2020, 09:36:12 PM »
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As they used to say in Yorkshire, it was 'tea you could trot a mouse on'.

Apart from the fact that it's set in another historical English city, it doesn't seem to have too much in common with Morse.
It looks quite good but ......why are there only two episodes?
Hardly a series, unless these two episodes were 'pilots''


I love that expression Mike - not heard it for many a year.

You're right of course it doesn't have much in common with Morse.  It is quite good but a shame there are only two episodes.  Maybe they were waiting to see how well it was received or perhaps as Christine says it may simply be a cost issue.  I like a proper 'who dunnit?' with a good storyline & that keeps me guessing to the end.  I enjoyed Death in Paradise but that's finished for now.

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« Reply #3642 on: March 16, 2020, 09:48:39 PM »
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I agree that "series" do seem to be getting shorter. The last series of Endeavour was only three episodes. Maybe it is a cost related thing?

Hardly a series at all but it was very enjoyable.  Pity they didn't make a few more.   Bet you're right about it being a cost related thing!

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« Reply #3643 on: March 16, 2020, 10:22:49 PM »
We must encourage Mike to give us some more Yorkshire sayings. 



No point asking me for Yorkshire quotes!
I'm from County Durham!
To me Yorkshire is in the South.

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #3644 on: March 16, 2020, 10:43:57 PM »
Hi Jack



My Dad used to have one or 2 choice Yorkshireisms >:D  'There nowt so queer as folk' & 'it's like Blackpool illuminations in here' were a couple of his favourites :)

You do seem to be stuck in a certain train of thought at the moment :laugh:


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