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Sometimes Sayings. 18 Jan 2021 12:21 #218074

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You gotta admire a woman who has a quick retort! (I do anyway). In our local bakery recently and remarked that I had bumped into one of their former workmates, now working in a nearby town in an electrical shop. When asked how she was going, proudly patted her now obvious pregnancy. When I reported it to the girls in the bakery, was asked if I had offered congratulations? Confirmed I did and added that I should have asked the soon to be mum, if she knew what caused it. Quick as a flash the reply came back, " She's silly as a wheel, that one! Probably thinks a snake bit her!"

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Sometimes Sayings. 18 Jan 2021 12:28 #218076

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Morris wrote: Overnite,I have never heard of that movie but I promise you that the story I told is true!!


Morris, I recommend that you track down a copy & watch it.. .Great Aussie Movie.
With an All star cast; Hugo Weaving, Judy Davis & Kate Winslet..
"Be who you are and say what you feel...
Because those that matter...
don't mind...
And those that mind....
don't matter." -
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Sometimes Sayings. 18 Jan 2021 16:31 #218083

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Dave_64 , she is right. Two types of snake cause that:-
trouser snakes and bed snakes. Sometimes they are the same thing.:woohoo:
I have my shoulder to the wheel,
my nose to the grindstone,
I've put my best foot forward,
I've put my back into it,
I'm gritting my teeth,

Now I find I can't do any work in this position!

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Sometimes Sayings. 18 Jan 2021 16:35 #218084

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When I was about ten years old we moved to another small town and I had to go to a new school.

At lunchtime on the first day, a boy about my age came up and asked "Hey, new feller, what your name called?"
I told him but o not remember if he told me his name.
I have my shoulder to the wheel,
my nose to the grindstone,
I've put my best foot forward,
I've put my back into it,
I'm gritting my teeth,

Now I find I can't do any work in this position!

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Sometimes Sayings. 25 Jan 2021 09:24 #218314

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When second Daughter was at school, we went to buy a tube of general purpose glue for her art project. The instructions read:-
An dirt dil and gease must be clean thorbugly!

I checked that before using it, she did make sure that:- any dirt, oil and grease was cleaned (from the mating surfaces) thoroughly.

Does that mean we can now understand Chinglish?
I have my shoulder to the wheel,
my nose to the grindstone,
I've put my best foot forward,
I've put my back into it,
I'm gritting my teeth,

Now I find I can't do any work in this position!
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Sometimes Sayings. 25 Jan 2021 16:14 #218319

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yes Morris you are now an official transformer of chinglish.
Cheers Cobba & Cobbarette
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Sometimes Sayings. 25 Jan 2021 19:33 #218321

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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Your better to die trying than live on your knees begging

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Sometimes Sayings. 26 Jan 2021 08:35 #218324

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In the instruction book of a certain Chinese tractor I was selling at the time it said:

"Do not operate while being drunk or getting pregnant". That I'd like to see. In a mini was bad enough, but on a tractor?
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Sometimes Sayings. 26 Jan 2021 10:16 #218326

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wee-allis I don't know how you do it on a tractor either but then, many of the larger, modern tractors have a fully enclosed air-conditioned cab. That makes it a whole different ballgame!

A mate of mine told me of his experience doing it on a (parked) motorbike. He said it was good until the bike fell over at the critical time:woohoo:
I have my shoulder to the wheel,
my nose to the grindstone,
I've put my best foot forward,
I've put my back into it,
I'm gritting my teeth,

Now I find I can't do any work in this position!

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Sometimes Sayings. 26 Jan 2021 10:32 #218327

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They probably managed it at Woodstock!? :lol:

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