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How to switch a broom on....

At a butcher's shop in London, a new employee was told to twist the broom handle, to switch it on..

http://www.southwarknews.co.uk/news/...n-broom-stick/
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Old 20.07.2016, 17:34
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Re: How to switch a broom on....

One of my first days working in a butchers, I was sent to the hardware shop for a long weight.
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Old 20.07.2016, 17:38
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Re: How to switch a broom on....

I think they used the same advert when looking for moderators on here
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One of my first days working in a butchers, I was sent to the hardware shop for a long weight.
Long weights, blue smoke, nutherovers. Been there, done that. The stores did have left hand drillbits and sticky grease though, which I found surprising, initially.
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Old 20.07.2016, 19:12
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Long weights, blue smoke, nutherovers. Been there, done that. The stores did have left hand drillbits and sticky grease though, which I found surprising, initially.
But no left-handed screwdrivers or buckets of elbow grease, I fancy.
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Old 20.07.2016, 19:18
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But no left-handed screwdrivers or buckets of elbow grease, I fancy.
Not in the UK style shop I was in, but I do remember something about hammers, could have been light hammers, and endless jokes about half holes. Tis a while now, so I've mostly forgotten them.
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Old 20.07.2016, 19:25
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Re: How to switch a broom on....

I bought a set of left-hand drill bits recently.

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Re: How to switch a broom on....

I don't get it.... How does this help me turn on my broom?


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I don't get it.... How does this help me turn on my broom?


You just shout 'Up' la Harry Potter.
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Re: How to switch a broom on....

I don't get it ... why those broom jokes don't get swept together in one place.
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I don't get it.... How does this help me turn on my broom?


Exactly.
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I don't get it.... How does this help me turn on my broom?


You have to loudly cackle and then it will turn. However, as any Swiss broom owner, worth their salt, will tell you, the Swiss broom works/turns better with half a cackle finished off with a short yodel. It'll fly like a dream - but never after 10pm
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OK, I'll let you in on a little secret - it might be time to order an automatic:

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