What Has Made You Laugh Today ?

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Re: What Has Made You Laugh Today ?

Postby mattheus » 25 Dec 2019, 5:57pm

:lol: very good jelly.
Merry Christmas!

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Re: What Has Made You Laugh Today ?

Postby Cowsham » 26 Dec 2019, 10:27am

:D

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Re: What Has Made You Laugh Today ?

Postby Cyril Haearn » 26 Dec 2019, 2:22pm

'My son swore in front of his grandparents. I was blamed. It made my Christmas'
(A child brought up in France managed to swear in English)

More Grauniad clickbait today :wink:
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Re: What Has Made You Laugh Today ?

Postby Mick F » 26 Dec 2019, 4:24pm

Down at The Rising Sun earlier.
Christmas raffle draw.

We won a bottle of Merlot, a bottle of Chardonnay, and a 2020 diary.
Didn't make us laugh, but it's brought a smile to our faces! :D
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Re: What Has Made You Laugh Today ?

Postby peetee » 27 Dec 2019, 10:02am

A radio advertisment for a holiday company that goes out of its way to get everything right. They say "We cross the Tees and dot the eyes".
Well if they do cross the Tees I hope it's upstream because the bit by the coast is pretty grotty.
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Re: What Has Made You Laugh Today ?

Postby Cyril Haearn » 9 Jan 2020, 7:48am

The Grauniad reports that Wolverhampton applied to be 'town of the year'

It is a city actually, so not eligible :wink:
One of the worthies involved was born and educated in Wolverhampton (it was a town back then) but lived in "leafy Shropshire" :?

(I like Wolverhampton, seems an honest hardworking place with a great accent and good train services)
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Re: What Has Made You Laugh Today ?

Postby Vorpal » 9 Jan 2020, 8:01am

Cyril Haearn wrote:'My son swore in front of his grandparents. I was blamed. It made my Christmas'

My father used to like to tell a story about what made him modify his language.

When I was a toddler (2 years old?) I was being bothered by some houseflies, and apparently told my grandmother 'God damn these ****ing flies'
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Re: What Has Made You Laugh Today ?

Postby Cyril Haearn » 9 Jan 2020, 8:11am

Vorpal wrote:
Cyril Haearn wrote:'My son swore in front of his grandparents. I was blamed. It made my Christmas'

My father used to like to tell a story about what made him modify his language.

When I was a toddler (2 years old?) I was being bothered by some houseflies, and apparently told my grandmother 'God damn these ****ing flies'

The Grauniad reported that the lad snorted "*@#€&%g computer!" when his toy broke :?
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Re: What Has Made You Laugh Today ?

Postby mattheus » 9 Jan 2020, 8:23am

Cyril Haearn wrote:The Grauniad reported that the lad snorted "*@#€&%g computer!" when his toy broke :?



That's quite a bad typo, even by Grauniad standards.

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Re: What Has Made You Laugh Today ?

Postby mattheus » 9 Jan 2020, 12:28pm

Twitter says:
I'm seeing a lot of #Megxit but no #Harryverderci

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Re: What Has Made You Laugh Today ?

Postby Mike Sales » 9 Jan 2020, 2:31pm

A line in a genuine cosmetic surgery advert.

"I can't stop smiling since my rhinoplasty."

Presumably it went badly wrong!

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Re: What Has Made You Laugh Today ?

Postby Cyril Haearn » 13 Jan 2020, 6:56pm

Clickbait juxtaposition in the Grauniad

Former Pope Benedict opposes relaxation of celibacy rules
..
Galapagos Turtle saves his species with prolific sex drive
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Re: What Has Made You Laugh Today ?

Postby Mick F » 14 Jan 2020, 9:57am

mattheus wrote:Twitter says:
I'm seeing a lot of #Megxit but no #Harryverderci
Very clever! :lol: :lol:
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Re: What Has Made You Laugh Today ?

Postby rmurphy195 » 14 Jan 2020, 3:27pm

Trying to book an appt online at my GP, can't get in till Friday (today is Tuesday).

Walked down to book an earlier appt - only taking bookings for 2 weeks away! But I can take my chances at 8:30 or 1pm on the phone tomorrow, or pop down to the walk-in clinic, for which I am advised to ring first to make sure its on (by the time I ring and check, then walk down, all the walk-in slots will be gone!)
So I came back and booked an appt online for Friday!

Where's the laff? - this is something else where I am forced to obtain stuff online rather than on a "retail" premise that I can walk or cycle (but not at the moment) to.
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Re: What Has Made You Laugh Today ?

Postby Cyril Haearn » 14 Jan 2020, 4:24pm

Laugh or cry? There are still plenty of people who do not do the interweb, they must be provided for

I have been trying to book an appointment online with a large burocratic organisation, sometimes no slots are available for the next three months, sometimes several are available (cancellations?), I kept trying, got one sooner but a bit early in the morning, trying again tomorrow :?
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