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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #4470 on: August 01, 2020, 12:58:46 AM »
G'day Jack

I'm roasting alive phew!  Zoe just messaged to say her car said 38c when she left work :-P  It's boiling hot & howling a gale!  Least the washing's dry ;D

I love your "look alike" puppy :laugh:  Come to that I love all of them :-*

         

I was going to try & sort you a puzzle but my get up & go has got up & buggered off :laugh:



Work tomorrow :(


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« Reply #4471 on: August 01, 2020, 02:10:41 AM »
Hi Pen,

You must be prescient.  Your golf cartoons were right on the mark.  We joined up at the Redland Bay Golf club yesterday as 5-day members.    That means we can only play competition golf  Monday to Friday but can play social golf on any day including over the weekend if there are vacant tee times.  We had to look up our handicaps and I was surprised to note we haven't played golf since early March - bloody COVID-19 and bad weather in the Highlands.  I expect we will not be playing much for a month or so here as we will be moving in and then settling a pup in but, as we found out again today, they do do a good lunch at subsidised prices.

     

 

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #4472 on: August 01, 2020, 06:07:06 PM »
Gidday Jack, have you started the big move to Redlands yet?
Where exactly are you going to, will you be on the beach or in the bush with the koalas?

Also curious about your golf handicap, i here that you are a pretty good player so would not be surprised if you had scratch handicap & by that i don't mean a zero handicap but rather when you hit the ball, you scratch your head & wonder where in the hell did that go. :)

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« Reply #4473 on: August 01, 2020, 06:19:56 PM »
G'day Les,

We now own a house in Redlands Bay.  Got the keys yesterday.  Still empty until our furniture from Mittagong arrives.

I am a scratch golfer but you have picked the wrong part of the anatomy I scratch.

I was a pretty good golfer.  In fact the older I gets, the better I was.

I can still hit it out of sight.  Pity I can't see it after about a hundred metres.

I'm glad to see you have got over your dislike of emojis.


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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #4474 on: August 01, 2020, 06:39:20 PM »
Welcome to Queensland mate.

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #4475 on: August 01, 2020, 11:06:40 PM »
Hi Jack

Here I am at work today.  I feel a bit like a
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I think most of the patients seem to have got out of the wrong side of the bed this morning :(
Bit of a lame puzzle but it's the best can come up with :laugh:

Still, only a couple of hours to go & I can go home :)

Can't believe it's that long since you played golf though looking back it does make sense.  I'm glad your new golf club is up to scratch & serves a good lunch at a reasonable cost >:D
Once you've got your furniture sorted & made the pup at home you'll be away with the mixer without having to worry about the weather :)

            

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #4476 on: August 02, 2020, 12:37:26 AM »

I can still hit it out of sight.


Reminds me of a mate who came home and ruefully said to his wife, "I may have to give up golf, I cannot see where the ball lands."
She replied, "play golf with my older brother."

And so next weekend they did.

Whack, hit a great drive off the first tee.
"Can you see where it landed Bill?"
"Yes !"
"Where?"
"I forget"


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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #4477 on: August 02, 2020, 01:03:21 AM »


In this context, what the heck are DNAs?

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #4478 on: August 02, 2020, 01:09:30 AM »
Hi Pen,

I think the answer to your puzzle is a 1961 American children's book written by Helen Palmer Geisel (credited as Helen Palmer) and illustrated by P. D. Eastman. The book is based on a short story by Palmer's husband Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss), "Gustav, the Goldfish", which was published with his own illustrations in Redbook magazine in June 1950.

Where did you find the expression "Up to Scratch", Pen

     

   

   
 

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« Reply #4479 on: August 02, 2020, 01:18:10 AM »
In this context, what the heck are DNAs?

I don't know but I liked this joke from the same stable

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #4480 on: August 02, 2020, 01:20:38 AM »
"I forget"

I resemble that remark, Michael.  :D
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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #4481 on: August 02, 2020, 03:45:15 AM »
Did Not Attend I think. Probably very annoying to Pen. Currently also an annoying side effect or after effect of the virus as apparently people are booking scarce restaurant reservations and then not turning up. As the number of people allowed into the places are lower than usual due to social distancing it is already hard for the restaurants to make a profit so DNA's make it impossible.This is apparently affecting all levels of restaurant even up to Michelin star level. Some places are considering taking payment up front.It just goes to show that all the protestations of solidarity in society were a lot of hot air and many  people are just selfish and thoughtless after all.

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« Reply #4482 on: August 02, 2020, 04:37:12 AM »
Spot on Christine :)  & I wholeheartedly agree with all your comments.
Apologies to those (most) of you who I confused!

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #4483 on: August 02, 2020, 05:00:50 AM »
Hi Jack

You got my simple little puzzle very easily :)

I'm not sure where I got 'up to scratch'.  I'm probably more likely to use it in the context of 'not up to scratch'  England lost the last Ashes series because they were not up to scratch :laugh:
Ms Google says of 'up to scratch':-
This is an idiom that comes from the world of boxing. In the old days when boxing was still a primitive sport, a line was drawn in the centre of the ring. The line was called a scratch. Nowadays whenever a boxer is knocked down during the bout, all he/she has to do is to stand up before the referee counts to ten.
Most of my funny little idioms I inherited from my Mum & Dad!

Your cartoons really tickled me :laugh:

My plan is to watch Knives Out a bit later with a glass of something which is probably pink in colour >:D  I missed it at the pictures so glad of the chance to see it now.



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Where did you find the expression "Up to Scratch", Pen

It just dawned on me that you're probably pulling my leg :laugh:  Oh well it wont be the first time & I've had a long day at work.  My only excuse & I'm sticking to it!!

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« Reply #4484 on: August 02, 2020, 04:56:05 PM »
It just dawned on me that you're probably pulling my leg :laugh:

Pen,  how could you think such a thing.  For that to be true, I would have to have a wicked sense of humour.  :angel:

This should make you want to dance

Is it still warm over there?  It’s a glorious day here today.

 

Time goes so quickly.  Our pups are 4 weeks old today/tomorrow.  This is probably what prompted them (The breeders not the puppies)to post 18 photos on Facebook.   I’ll just pass on 3 of my favourites.

       


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