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Old 03.06.2015, 09:49
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A few minutes later, an old man with farmer appearance with a beer in his hand
What's "farmer appearance"?
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Old 03.06.2015, 09:57
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What's "farmer appearance"?
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Old 03.06.2015, 10:10
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Re: Is this racism?

So a drunk hobo at Hauptbahnhof yells at somebody... and that's worth discussing? That's what they do all day.
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Old 03.06.2015, 10:19
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Re: Is this racism?

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Tom,
The politically correct question has recently been agreed upon.

It is:-
"Excuse me, which planet do you come from?"

The Martians were of course outvoted in this.
The Saturnians abstained,
and some Earthians accepted a nominal bribe

But nobody was offended
If somebody is "racist" against farmers, does that make them a pharmacist?
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Old 03.06.2015, 10:23
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If somebody is "racist" against farmers, does that make them a pharmacist?
Are you on drugs?

I'd thought the Americans had banned PH in words - goodbye Sulpher you sadly lamented element.

Phuck knows the filosofy behind it
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Old 03.06.2015, 10:25
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Are you on drugs?

I'd thought the Americans had banned PH in words - goodbye Sulpher you sadly lamented element.

Phuck knows the filosofy behind it
And they measure acidity in F?
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Old 03.06.2015, 10:46
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What's "farmer appearance"?
this is the style that DB tries to achieve to look like a local in Glarus
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Old 03.06.2015, 10:54
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And they measure acidity in F?
Why would an acronym change?
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Old 03.06.2015, 11:19
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this is the style that DB tries to achieve to look like a local in Glarus
So he is done with the high-viz SBB look these days?
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Old 03.06.2015, 11:27
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So he is done with the high-viz SBB look these days?
You make it sound like that is a fashion that may come and go. High-vis SBB jackets (giving free travel) never go out of fashion
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Old 03.06.2015, 11:33
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So a drunk hobo at Hauptbahnhof yells at somebody... and that's worth discussing? That's what they do all day.
A bit like some people in my office then.
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Old 03.06.2015, 11:35
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You make it sound like that is a fashion that may come and go. High-vis SBB jackets (giving free travel) never go out of fashion
Oh, that's what it's about? I thought its a hommage to early 90s rave fashion.
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Old 03.06.2015, 12:41
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Are you on drugs?

I'd thought the Americans had banned PH in words - goodbye Sulpher you sadly lamented element.

Phuck knows the filosofy behind it
Sulphur.
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Old 03.06.2015, 12:58
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Are you on drugs?

I'd thought the Americans had banned PH in words - goodbye Sulpher you sadly lamented element.

Phuck knows the filosofy behind it
Italians as well.

Fisioterapia, zolfo, Sofia, Fiat, etc.

Tom
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Old 03.06.2015, 13:43
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Italians as well.

Fisioterapia, zolfo, Sofia, Fiat, etc.

Tom
How Phrightful
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So a drunk hobo at Hauptbahnhof yells at somebody... and that's worth discussing? That's what they do all day.
Hoboken has gone all posh now- gentrified- it does not happen like that anymore but you can still buy really nice canolli there (most hobos where Italians then- like Sinatra).
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Re: Is this racism?

Can we not just get to discussing "black" being a thick concept?
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Is it Friday already?
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I'd say it was more classist than racist Tom ;D
What is the difference between classist and racist?

My take on it is that there is a difference but not much.

Jokes aside of course (mission impossible).
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