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  1. #141
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    Default Re: Restore Your Britishness

    Quote Originally Posted by Peerie Maa View Post
    "Unspecified accidents with sharp glass" will include people falling against glass windows with bloody results, and so on.
    Or injuries sustained while playing the glass armonica.


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    he can't control the dialogue
    No one can, as far as that goes. It boils down to people that hijack threads because they're jerks. There's no mystery about it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sky Blue View Post
    No one can, as far as that goes. It boils down to people that hijack threads because they're jerks. There's no mystery about it.
    Methinks we touched a nerve!
    "If it ain't broke, you're not trying." - Red Green

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    This is going to be so much fun!
    Hope for the best, but plan for the worst.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mmd View Post
    This is going to be so much fun!
    "Going" to be? It already is. DTC has been shredding him in various threads - all in a very civil, eloquent way.
    "If it ain't broke, you're not trying." - Red Green

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garret View Post
    "Going" to be? It already is. DTC has been shredding him in various threads - all in a very civil, eloquent way.
    Well, I would hate not to be thought a jerk by the likes of SB. Approval from that quarter would be a source of shame.
    "Mozart is the heart's touchstone" (Edwin Fischer)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garret View Post
    "Going" to be? It already is. DTC has been shredding him in various threads - all in a very civil, eloquent way.
    'Tis sport to have the engineer...
    Someday, I'm going to settle down and be a grumpy old man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by P.I. Stazzer-Newt View Post
    'Tis sport to have the engineer...
    But I will delve one yard below their mines
    And blow them at the moon.

    "Mozart is the heart's touchstone" (Edwin Fischer)

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    Quote Originally Posted by SKIP KILPATRICK View Post
    You Europeans are so fancy!

    This is how we do it now!

    .

    O,Yeah!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobbys View Post
    .

    O,Yeah!


    Well, from past history, we thought it wasn't beer in the cans. Now we know.
    "The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails."
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    Quote Originally Posted by jonboy View Post
    I read somewhere that Tz'kaibloo was an early 16th C Japanese essayist who believed everything he was told by the european missionaries and repeated it without question.
    If you don't believe me Google it.
    I see what you did there. That is pretty good. Giving you your propers.

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