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Old 19.10.2017, 00:09
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I bought a fancy, scientific toothpaste, to boost my gums and with some enzymatic abracadabra for my enamel.

It just put my mouth on fire. I hope I can actually eat tomorrow.
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Old 19.10.2017, 00:20
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90% of the time he is playing golf in Florida, so no problems there. The remaining 10% he is talking nonsense in DC, but at that point we can drive to Maryland and eat crab and hang out at the beach away from him



This made me laugh and almost spit out my hot chocolate!
The little nugget will be Italian-German-American, so 2/3 EU and 1/3 US. Broader perspective and multilingualism, or just a very confused kid?
The talking nonsense bit of others is what usually gets ME in troubles
Eating crab sounds good to me though.

Wow, your kid is a lucky one. Confused? No way! The world wide open!! (People don't like "world wide open" anymore it seems, make sure your kid realizes THAT is the way to go )

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I bought a fancy, scientific toothpaste, to boost my gums and with some enzymatic abracadabra for my enamel.

It just put my mouth on fire. I hope I can actually eat tomorrow.
If it put your mouth on fire it was probably based on baking soda (you could have had that cheaper) and you will be all amazed tomorrow moring
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Old 19.10.2017, 00:31
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After years of neglect decided to watch The Apprentice.
Am i the only one who is getting annoyed with regular repetition 'lord Sugar this, yes, lord sugar, but lord sugar, no lord sugar...' It makes my ears and eyes bleed, this submissive show of reverence and subservient, ingratiating behaviour.
The whole thing makes me annoyed and i don't like to be subjected to too much excitement right before my beddie-bye time...
Sorry dear, I have absolutely no idea what you're talking about. But I'm sympathetic of course - that's just how I am
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Old 19.10.2017, 01:18
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Sorry dear, I have absolutely no idea what you're talking about. But I'm sympathetic of course - that's just how I am
Ah.... Thank you! I shall sleep better tonight.
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Old 19.10.2017, 11:34
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My stupid 7 year old Plasma TV refuses to die
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I don't know if I am listening to thunder or a neighbour's wheelie bin being dragged in from the street.
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Old 19.10.2017, 20:58
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Wheelie bin. No rain forecast until Saturday.
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Wheelie bin. No rain forecast until Saturday.
It is where I am.
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Old 19.10.2017, 21:32
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In which case it's thunder.
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Old 20.10.2017, 07:29
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I Love the set up of the Swiss School System, where kids come home for lunch, start at different times each day, and get afternoons off. Not!
I have 3 kids, and hence a Masters degree in Juggling Effluent.

Last week my boy brought home a note that it is Teacher Only afternoon next Wednesday, so the kids don't come to school. What joy.
Oh, he usually has Thursday afternoons off - it is my 8yr old has Wednesday afternoons off, and the eldest has Fridays off, of course...
My employer is lovely about it, and I can take my computer home from work when I need to. Not all primary carers are that lucky with their jobs.
Sidetracked...

Anyway, so yesterday a note came home, that the teachers are not taking next Wednesday off after all. Apparently there was a Law Change on 1 August, and they have already taken their maximum of free days off for the year.

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Old 20.10.2017, 10:55
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There was a 5 minute queue at the petrol station this morning whilst a tanker was filing up. It was like the 1973 oil crisis all over again.
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Old 20.10.2017, 11:40
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Why do they make Tippex rollers and convenient 'glue' rollers identical in appearance? I had had several goes leaving white stripes on the paper before I realised why the photos didn't stick.
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Old 22.10.2017, 12:42
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I have a fancy new washing machine with up to 700 wash cycle options. Which one do I choose?
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Old 22.10.2017, 12:43
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Old 22.10.2017, 13:00
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The Xmas decorations in the shops have been put up way too late.
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Old 22.10.2017, 13:02
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Not enough people are wearing xmas sweaters.
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I have a fancy new washing machine with up to 700 wash cycle options. Which one do I choose?
Lets make a deal. I'll hand you over a huge pile of dirty clothes to exercise with your new maschine. All you've to do to return the favour is to hand them back to me, washed and neatly folded.



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Old 22.10.2017, 13:19
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Lets make a deal. I'll hand you over a huge pile of dirty clothes to exercise with your new maschine. All you've to do to return the favour is to hand them back to me, washed and neatly folded.



I'll go one better Medea, you don't even have to fold mine neatly.
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Old 22.10.2017, 13:43
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I'll go one better Medea, you don't even have to fold mine neatly.
Me, too.
Now, Medea, you have three "helpers". If you find another 696 volunteers, and do your own laundry once, you'll have the chance to try all 700 cycles out.
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Old 22.10.2017, 13:47
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Me, too.
Now, Medea, you have three "helpers". If you find another 696 volunteers, and do your own laundry once, you'll have the chance to try all 700 cycles out.
That's what I call "community spirit"!
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