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  • #113223
    Perpetual
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    Walking round Tesco’s with you hands free mobile phone ear piece (Bluetooth?) in

    #113224
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    while I’m on about Tesco’s..

    Prince’s tuna chunks x 4 permanently being ½ price or "buy one get one free"

    Have they ever been "full" price?

    #113232
    betlarge
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    "Excuse me sir, may I ask who supplies your gas and electricity…?"

    Grrr.

    Mike

    #113236
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    Attention Deficit Disorder
    Hyperactivity Disorder
    Oppositional Defiant Disorder
    Antisocial Personality Disorder

    or any other lame excuse for lazy parenting

    #113238
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    Taxi drivers who don’t know their left from their right
    and there are thousands of them here :shock:

    #113325
    steveh31
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    Walking round Tesco’s with you hands free mobile phone ear piece (Bluetooth?) in

    I know someone who went to his mothers funeral and daughters wedding and kept the thing in his ear the whole time.

    #113326
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    Taxi drivers who don’t know their left from their right
    and there are thousands of them here :shock:

    Taxi Drivers who cant be arsed to get out of the taxi and knock on the door and sit peeping the horn (especially the ones who does it a t 4am)

    #113328
    Meshaheer
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    Celebrity culture – the hundreds of crappy magazines for the intellectually vacuous (i.e most of society) filled full of mediocre celebrities who are either "way too skinny" or "piling on the pounds".

    Britney chips her nail polish! Six page pullout!
    [Insert name here] from Big Brother goes to Sainsbury’s! Centre pages spread!
    How to lose a pound in a week and write a column a six year old could write! By Colleen McLouglan (don’t know how her name is spelt, don’t care).

    Bloody hell no wonder people are growing up to be so brain-dead.

    #113337
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    Phew, quite a lot to get my teeth into:

    4) The use of the expression “free-up” as in “free-up resources” AND “head-up” as in ” he’s going to head-up the new company”.

    “Free-up” is ok. “Head up” is a load of nonsense.

    Going to Mass, celebrating Christmas, eating Easter eggs etc etc the man’s dead, how long must we endure this cult?

    ”People say “Bill, quit talking about Kennedy man. It was a long time ago, just let it go, alright? It’s a long time ago, just forget it.” I’m like, alright, then don’t bring up Jesus to me. As long as we’re talking shelf life here…” – Bill Hicks[/color:2cfjlow9]

    Though, I agree with insomniac about the Diana stuff. Christ, it was boring a week after it happened …

    “So I, like, went to the movies? With, like, a friend of mine?”

    It’s a statement not a ******* question idiot.

    Well said.

    There’s an Edinburgh one where “eh?” is added to sentences at random.

    “Then I was late for the meeting, eh?”
    “How the **** would I know? I wasn’t there”

    tell me to ‘ Have a nice day ‘ when I leave

    Fekkin hell.

    They say that in France (but in French, obviously). It’s a pleasant enough thing to say. Is it really so weird to have a basic level of benevolence towards others?

    Now, enough about you lot, here’s 4 things that piss me off.

    (1) “has went”.

    Can you use it in a sentence, Steve?

    “this place has went downhill since it got sold”.

    So, “no, I can’t”

    (2) “just about kept that out” – there’s a football commentator on the BBC that uses this phrase when a keeper makes a scrambling save.

    IMO, “just about” implies failure. A better phrase would be: “only just managed to keep that out”.

    (3) “an historic” – when did the “h” become silent?

    Are our newsreaders now so chavvy that they say:

    “Prince ‘arry ‘as attended an ‘istoric event in ‘amilton”.

    (4) Less/fewer: again some reporter on the news: “a sign of slipping education standards is that less pupils are … “.

    Me: “it’s “fewer”, not “less” and you’re in no position to talk about education standards when you can’t even speak your own ******* language.”

    Steve

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