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Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

February 18th, 2020, 10:36 pm

I’m revising my forecast for the collapse of the EU down from 10 to five years.
 
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Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

February 19th, 2020, 1:39 am

What's your forecast about the breakup of the UK, Paul?
 
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Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

February 19th, 2020, 1:42 am

Negatively correlated with EU, so getting further away.

(Can you imagine Scotsmen sitting down to pee?!)
 
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Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

February 19th, 2020, 1:45 am

It is all a design flaw from insisting on Flachspuhler toilets. 

You see plenty of this stuff around in the Germanophone world.

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I googled Austrian sense of humour to see if this was a good example. Boy, was it an eyeopener! Forget sense of humour, did you know that Austrian men pee sitting down?! It's all here: https://austrianadaptation.com/28-ways-to-be-austrian/
Those drawings are a lot more anatomically correct than one could get away with in the US! 
 
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Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

February 19th, 2020, 1:49 am

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First public urinal in Britain - ladies were supposed to sit (sic) at home
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Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

February 19th, 2020, 1:50 am

In the US the gaps around cubicle doors are so wide that you can see everything first hand. Diagrams aren’t needed.
 
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Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

February 19th, 2020, 6:47 pm

Too visual!

He kicked open the crazy door of the jakes. Better be careful not to get these trousers dirty for the funeral. He went in, bowing his head under the low lintel. Leaving the door ajar, amid the stench of mouldy limewash and stale cobwebs he undid his braces. Before sitting down he peered through a chink up at the nextdoor window. The king was in his counting house. Nobody.
Asquat on the cuckstool he folded out his paper turning its pages over on his bared knees. Something new and easy. No great hurry. Keep it a bit. Our prize titbit. Matcham's Masterstrike. Written by Mr Philip Beaufoy, Playgoers' club, London. Payment at the rate of one guinea a column has been made to the writer. Three and a half. Three pounds three. Three pounds thirteen and six.
Quietly he read, restraining himself, the first column and, yielding but resisting, began the second. Midway, his last resistance yielding, he allowed his bowels to ease themselves quietly as he read, reading still patiently, that slight constipation of yesterday quite gone. Hope it's not too big bring on piles again. No, just right. So. Ah! Costive one tabloid of cascara sagrada. Life might be so. It did not move or touch him but it was something quick and neat. Print anything now. Silly season. He read on, seated calm above his own rising smell. Neat certainly. Matcham often thinks of the master-stroke by which he won the laughing witch who now. Begins and ends morally. Hand in hand. Smart. He glanced back through what he had read and, while feeling his water flow quietly, he envied kindly Mr Beaufoy who had written it and received payment of three pounds thirteen and six.
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Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

February 19th, 2020, 6:56 pm

Isn't it the first time that the UK is leaving without adding something to their museum collections?
 
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Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

February 19th, 2020, 8:49 pm

Isn't it the first time that the UK is leaving without adding something to their museum collections?
Thanks for the memories

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Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

February 25th, 2020, 7:48 am

Greece is going to have some leverage now to get the Elgin marbles back.
 
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Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

February 26th, 2020, 4:27 pm

Greece is going to have some leverage now to get the Elgin marbles back.
Will they be chlorinated?
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Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

February 26th, 2020, 10:23 pm

One hopes not.
 
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Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

February 28th, 2020, 5:07 pm

One hopes not.
I used to have a yuge whiteboard in our training room. I once (and only once) cleaned it with normal washing up liquid, Not good, just imagine what chlorine does to the gizzards.
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