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Old 28.02.2011, 13:07
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...and for some it's also quite the opposite....you know, bright moments rather than necessarily being bright in general....won't name people here buuuut, it wouldn't be hard to pinpoint.

So, what are you trying to say here?

I promise, when I have reason to exert my brain, it is quite good (some would say bright even), thanks!
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Old 28.02.2011, 13:10
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So, what are you trying to say here?

I promise, when I have reason to exert my brain, it is quite good (some would say bright even), thanks!
Well, I wasn't talking 'bout you here...but if you feel attacked by my comment then you might as well.......
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Old 28.02.2011, 13:12
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So, if I understand you correctly, what you're saying is... err, is that... ...is that... ....sometimes words have two meanings

How's that ever going to work?
Not sure, the prospects of it scare me!
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Old 28.02.2011, 13:12
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the previous Cornish gardeners just wouldn't show up
Oh, they would have done, just 2 weeks later. You never bothered to look up the definition of "dreckly"?
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Old 28.02.2011, 13:25
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Re: Are the English dim ?

Are the Englishforum members dim ? They so often seem to forget how quickly Threads get closed when they go off-track, even if the original subject matter managed to scrape through the acid test of 'eligible for EF or not?' test.
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Old 28.02.2011, 13:33
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Re: Are the English dim ?

I'm so depressed... I'm all outta greenies for today.. guess I gotta come back tomorrow and pass some out.

LiB.... I said pass some out, not pass out ... that only happens friday nights.
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Old 28.02.2011, 13:35
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I'm so depressed... I'm all outta greenies for today.. guess I gotta come back tomorrow and pass some out.

LiB.... I said pass some out, not pass out ... that only happens friday nights.
No prob, you can always give me some greenies tomorrow...(not that it matters anyways )
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Re: Are the English dim ?

I am dim so guess so!
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Old 28.02.2011, 13:37
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Oh, they would have done, just 2 weeks later. You never bothered to look up the definition of "dreckly"?
ohh.. our next door neighbour is "proper Cornish" we hired him a few years ago to take down some lalandi (sp? ) trees.... took him forever to get 'round to it and then that fall he offered to sell us some firewood.. turned out to be the trees he had removed from our land.

now he was most definitely NOT dim....has a touch of the Del Boy about him tho.
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Old 28.02.2011, 13:40
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our next door neighbour, we hired him to take down some trees...that fall he offered to sell us some firewood..
LMAO!! Your wife must be one lucky woman.
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Old 28.02.2011, 13:43
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LMAO!! Your wife must be one lucky woman.
wot?... you think I'm going to work when we're home? I hire people and then piss off down the pub mate.
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Old 28.02.2011, 13:44
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Re: Are the English dim ?

Yes, the English are dim. But there's no shortage of nations who are dimmer.

btw - you'll find out how dim your gardener is when he takes you to an employment tribunal and sues you for millions.
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Old 28.02.2011, 13:47
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you think I'm going to work when we're home?
..nah, but that your friendly neighbor even bothered to try to sell you some of your OWN trees does seem a tad bit insolent on his behalf.
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Old 28.02.2011, 13:48
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..nah, but that your friendly neighbor even bothered to try to sell you some of your OWN trees does seem a tad bit insolent on his behalf.
talk to Paddy or Nicola.. the Cornish are not dim ( even when pretending to be ) but they are special.



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( mrs. G excluded of course )

As some of you will know mrs.G and I keep a holiday cottage in Cornwall and as we aren't there often enough to tend to garden maintenance we have a gardener come in to mow the lawn, tend the gardens, etc.

The gardener we've had for about 5-6 years now is a great guy except he never seems to do the things WE want... every time we are home we'd give him a hit list of projects and invariably on our next trip those things wouldn't be done. So this past fall we sat down with him, explained quite clearly things were not going as planned and we wouldn't be needing him anymore.

Clear as day...thank you but we've employed someone else.


He just phoned to say he needs to quit. ( the first guy that we fired that is.. he just quit. )

so again my question as per the title of this thread.
OMG u whhaaaa

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Old 28.02.2011, 14:07
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discounts available for anyone that pitches in and does a bit of gardening
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Old 28.02.2011, 14:17
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I have been asking myself what is wrong with you since a while.... What is all about you and Grynch? You fancy him? I have difficulties to understand what is all about that you need to follow him everywhere and annoyed him...

It is quite boring and doesn't entertain much. You might want to rethink the way you can get attention.

Well I certainly didnt intend to follow Grytchie around although he is always entertaining. I certainly dont fancy him at least Ive never fancied another bloke so i dont spose i do, however, I certainly don`t intend to bore you either Lil and Im not looking for attention. If you saw a thread posted asking if English were dim, and you were English, im sure you d put in a response. I hope to add an occasional contribution to the forum but annoy Grytchie, no way Pedro!
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Old 28.02.2011, 14:25
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...He just phoned to say he needs to quit. ( the first guy that we fired that is.. he just quit. )...
Nah mate, it's a medical condition.
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Old 28.02.2011, 14:35
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Are the Englishforum members dim ? They so often seem to forget how quickly Threads get closed when they go off-track, even if the original subject matter managed to scrape through the acid test of 'eligible for EF or not?' test.
There's a chat facility for chat. It would be appreciated if Members would remember not to clutter Off Topic with all noise no signal posts.
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