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Old 24th November 2022, 09:36
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Is this what the Americans mean by flipping the bird?
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Old 24th November 2022, 23:47
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The recent mini thread about businesses with amusing names, combined with ornithological puns running currently, reminded me of a company whose lorries I used to see on the road frequently:-

Sparrows Crane Hire.
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Old 25th November 2022, 09:05
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To be or not to be a horse rider, that is equestrian.
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Old 25th November 2022, 10:07
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A thought for today

The guy who invented queuing wouldn't have been as successful if we hadn't got behind him.
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I think the yoke is on me ....
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Old 25th November 2022, 12:30
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The recent mini thread about businesses with amusing names, combined with ornithological puns running currently, reminded me of a company whose lorries I used to see on the road frequently:-

Sparrows Crane Hire.
I used to see vans down in Somerset-----------The Chard Meat Company.
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Old 25th November 2022, 12:53
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There used to be the Quantock Poultry Packers, who many people who had dealings with them called the Quantock Pheasant Pluckers… or something like that.
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There is an office cleaning outfit, here in Mexico City, called Juan King..........
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There is an office cleaning outfit, here in Mexico City, called Juan King..........
Same group as Merchant Bankers.
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Old 26th November 2022, 18:09
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An eye should also be kept on labelling ... especially with regard to the fonts used ....
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Old 27th November 2022, 16:10
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I met a Dalek who was looking for directions home, asking where he was from he replied: "Devon mate."
I asked: "What part mate ?"
He replied:
"Exeter mate, Exeter mate Exeter mate."
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Old 27th November 2022, 16:41
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I think my personal technical library was swelled from this particular book store in Kaohsiung, Taiwan! Then the R/O wanted to do a "runner"! A story for another day.....
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My Spanish mate got a black Friday deal this weekend on his new dentures.

Basically it was tooth for Juan.
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A surgeon liked to stop in a cocktail bar on his way home after work. He liked to try different cocktails, depending on his mood. One day, he asked the barman for something a little different to his usual choices of a Manhattan, an Old Fashioned, Margarita, Tequila Sunrise or Tom Collins. He told the barman to mix him a cocktail that would remind him of a sunset barbeque on a beach of an island in the Caribbean. The barman brought the concoction and the surgeon took his first sip.
"That's very good, barman.What is it exactly?

"That's my own version of a famous cocktail."

"What do you call it so that I can order one again?"

"It's a Hickory Daquiri, Doc."
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Armed Police in Manchester were called out yesterday, when a man attempted a robbery by silently showing a pencil sketch of a firearm.

A police spokesman said, "Thankfully we have the suspect in custody and we hope in future, criminals will think twice before drawing a gun."
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