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    I absolutely hate it when the wife smashes the roll so I can only tear off one sheet at a time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Memphis Mike View Post
    I absolutely hate it when the wife smashes the role so I can only tear off one sheet at a time.
    More fiber - less dairy Mike.

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    German, thankless drivers.

    Today I reversed up a hill in a Hilux with trailer on the back about 80 yards, to let another car pass by on a narrow track. Nothing. Didn't even look at me.

    Happens all the time.

    Come back Hofstede, all is forgiven.

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    Pet peeves? Too dang many threads in the Bilge about US ...

    Oh.

    OK...
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    Rich peoples boats....ugh...

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    Quote Originally Posted by lupussonic View Post
    German, thankless drivers.

    Today I reversed up a hill in a Hilux with trailer on the back about 80 yards, to let another car pass by on a narrow track. Nothing. Didn't even look at me.

    Happens all the time.

    Come back Hofstede, all is forgiven.
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    Wife uses TP, I use Wipes, we never have a problem
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    One for Boater14:

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    I knew someone with a dog named Peeves. But I think it would be a better name for a cat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe (SoCal) View Post
    Wife uses TP, I use Wipes, we never have a problem
    I never much cared for the Metrosexual, either. Plot a course. You can't have it both ways.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Memphis Mike View Post
    I never much cared for the Metrosexual, either. Plot a course. You can't have it both ways.

    Yes ya can reverend

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    Lol....

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    Two linguistic peeves.

    'Shoe-in' and 'tow the line'.

    Jeebus!
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    When you spell it, "toe-the-line", it makes more sense. Just sayin'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oznabrag View Post
    Two linguistic peeves.

    'Shoe-in' and 'tow the line'.

    Jeebus!
    Add "and have a blessed day." One of these days I'm gonna bless THEM with a punch in the nose.

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    Republicans in all their various forms.
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    Wyoming, Minnesota, is one of the first American cities to take on the flushable-wet-wipe industry. In 2015, the city filed a class-action suit against Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Nice-Pak, and three other wet-wipe manufacturers for fraudulently promoting their products as flushable.


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    Oh they are flushable alright… throw 'em down the crapper, pull the chain, hey presto they're flushed.

    Walk on the beach, count the condoms, sanitary butterfly pads, plastic ear cottonbud thingies, . In my local chinese megamarket tooth picks earbuds chopsticks all made of wood. the big international French supermarket chain, everythings plastic, wrapped in plastic and then sealed in plastic again. and then they put it in a plastic bag at the checkout.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oznabrag View Post
    Two linguistic peeves.

    'Shoe-in' and 'tow the line'.

    Jeebus!
    on the back burner
    fewer and less used incorrectly (countable and uncountable nouns)
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    'with all due respect', used instead of what you saying is bovine poo
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    Using the word "optics" when one is referring to the way an action by some politician looks. Optics are devices such as lenses that bend light, and the container objects of those devices such as microscopes, telescopes, and eyeglasses.

    My other pet peeve is using "that" when the correct word is "who" or vice-versa. The correct usage is "...[things] that..." and "...[people] who...".

    Don't get me started. I am a bit of a grammar policeman.

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    pet peeves......the neighbour's cat catching songbirds in my garden and ignoring the barn rats

    The other neighbour's dog barking all night long.

    My dog not going over to give the neighbour's dog a good kicking and saying 'shutthefukupwontcha'
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    Quote Originally Posted by jonboy View Post
    on the back burner
    fewer and less used incorrectly (countable and uncountable nouns)
    What's wrong with 'on the back burner'?

    I mean, that relates to the old style ranges, where the back burners were not so hot, right?

    So, to put something 'on the back burner' means to lower its priority/let it cook slower.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThomRose View Post
    Using the word "optics" when one is referring to the way an action by some politician looks. Optics are devices such as lenses that bend light, and the container objects of those devices such as microscopes, telescopes, and eyeglasses.

    My other pet peeve is using "that" when the correct word is "who" or vice-versa. The correct usage is "...[things] that..." and "...[people] who...".

    Don't get me started. I am a bit of a grammar policeman.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mmd View Post
    When you spell it, "toe-the-line", it makes more sense. Just sayin'.
    Unless you've got a problem with kinky & dirty... jus' say'n...
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    Quote Originally Posted by David G View Post
    Unless you've got a problem with kinky & dirty... jus' say'n...
    Or you're pulling something with a line? I guess "tow the line" would mean you are towing a length of line.

    What about a towhead at the line?

    PS - if I caught anyone flushing wipes down my toilets, they'd get a bill for a septic pumpout.
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    Walk on the beach, count the condoms, sanitary butterfly pads, plastic ear cottonbud thingies, . In my local chinese megamarket tooth picks earbuds chopsticks all made of wood. the big international French supermarket chain, everythings plastic, wrapped in plastic and then sealed in plastic again. and then they put it in a plastic bag at the checkout.
    All of this is true and bad for Mother Earth, but none of it makes wipes good.

    Raised two kids without using wipes or disposable diapers.

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    If you'd get some dude wipes, you'd be set man.







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    Quote Originally Posted by Breakaway View Post
    All of this is true and bad for Mother Earth, but none of it makes wipes good.

    Raised two kids without using wipes or disposable diapers.

    Kevin
    We tried towel nappies for a while, it was a stinking mess.
    In the end we used to pay stupid dollars for organic, biodegradable (compostable! never tried it) nappies.
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    Same as before, a member of the household who continually leaves their stuff, wet towels, washing all over the bathroom floor………………… and the light and fan on……………...

    Oh well

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    Plastic rubbish on the footpaths and gutter so in out riverside town it all goes into the river every time it rains.
    Specific hate ? A little soy sauce container from the local sushi shop, people use them then toss them away on the street. If someone was trying to design a bait to kill seabirds these would be hard to improve on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gypsie View Post
    We tried towel nappies for a while, it was a stinking mess.
    In the end we used to pay stupid dollars for organic, biodegradable (compostable! never tried it) nappies.
    We got cloth diapers from a diaper service for both of our kids. Used the occasional disposable on road trips & such... but stinky was never an issue. A good diaper pail, and twice weekly swaps saw to that. Not everyone lives where such services exist, however... and I don NOT envy the young dad or mom doing that amount and sort of laundry for months on end.
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    People.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amish rob View Post
    People.

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