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    3 Days Ago
    Istvan replied to a thread Butcher shops in Food and drink
    surprising how many don't, given that they dress up as blocks of cheese, xmas trees, toadstools etc. BTW did you hear about the hare who sneaked...
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    Istvan replied to a thread Butcher shops in Food and drink
    BTW did you know, (Slipping in to Michael Caine mode) Fancy Dress didn't mean dressing up in fancy clothes, it meant dressing up as a character that...
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    Istvan replied to a thread Butcher shops in Food and drink
    it wasn't "Fancy dress" it was a uniform, much like an undertaker wore and still wear Black frock coats and striped trousers. But the was a reason...
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    Istvan replied to a thread School yard games in School days
    nar that presupposes that I could write
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    Istvan replied to a thread School yard games in School days
    I heard that too, but it never had any effect on me
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    Istvan replied to a thread Butcher shops in Food and drink
    in the 1940/50's thw straw boater an Blue and White striped apron was the "Uniform" of a butcher and also the fishmonger
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    Istvan replied to a thread Butcher shops in Food and drink
    well given that original the date for xmas in the summer, but the early church changed it to "Take over" the Mithraic Myth, Mithras, born of a...
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    Istvan replied to a thread Butcher shops in Food and drink
    then why not do what I do, have xmas in January,
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    Istvan replied to a thread Butcher shops in Food and drink
    personally I do all my xmas shopping in the January sales, saves a fortune
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    Istvan replied to a thread Butcher shops in Food and drink
    I can never understand how this xmas hamper firms get away with it, they have been doing it for decades, "Give us X a week and come xmas we will...
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    Istvan replied to a thread School yard games in School days
    I heard that too, but it never had any effect on me
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    Istvan replied to a thread School yard games in School days
    I heard that too, but it never had any effect on me
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    Istvan replied to a thread School yard games in School days
    when I went to school I had to walk and it was three miles each way, up-hill in both directions, boy was I annoyed when I found out that there was...
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    Istvan replied to a thread School yard games in School days
    yeah tame stuff then, it was even better if we could get a ball-bearing and disguise it as a conker, then it really hurt when one hit them on the...
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    Istvan replied to a thread Butcher shops in Food and drink
    Blimey you were lucky, when I was a kid if they had a couple of rabbits in the window, there would be a queue a mile ling and a riot, back then meat...
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    Istvan replied to a thread School yard games in School days
    back in the 1940's, my school days, we were a tough lot, we played "Dodging the bombs", "Conkers" only we played by hitting the other guy on the head...
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    Istvan replied to a thread Re: Hello in Introduce yourself
    I talk to myself much more these days I've found, half way up the stairs I stop and frown, what was I going to get? and have I got it yet? and...
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    Istvan replied to a thread MAD Treaty in World events
    in all this we must remember the Soviet position, it was very popular in the 1970-80s, but it never replaced the Missionary position
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    Istvan replied to a thread MAD Treaty in World events
    which poses the question, who are WE and just how would we do this, obviously NOT by giving up our weapons unilaterally for as I said that would be...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    knowing Sid, that isn't impossible
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    I hope your missus doesn't read this, or boy is you in trouble, BTW Sid really was like that, just ask Babs Windsor
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    Istvan replied to a thread MAD Treaty in World events
    unfortunately, not having nuclear weapons is like going to a gun fight with a knife, it guarantees the other side winning and like hitler and Poland...
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    Istvan replied to a thread MAD Treaty in World events
    unlike the USA that had aircraft flying OVER Soviet territory, e.g. U2 and pilot Gary Powers
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    Istvan replied to a thread MAD Treaty in World events
    I think that Putin probably knows, it was the likes of Kennedy who thought that they could win a nuclear war, that is why he nearly started one over...
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    Istvan replied to a thread Eyeball Eyeball in Introduce yourself
    will do, but I was responding to your comment under your picture on this thread
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    Istvan replied to a thread Eyeball Eyeball in Introduce yourself
    about as much as your comments about ICMBs, which is what prompted my comments about Dr.Strangelove
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    Istvan replied to a thread Eyeball Eyeball in Introduce yourself
    I still believe that it was a possibility, especially with that idiot Kennedy in charge, with he and his familie's extreme right wing leanings,...
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    Mary Millington lived not far from me, but I never met her, I wish that I had, but by the time that she was starting school I was back in my home...
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    Linda really was something wasn't she, which reminds me I heard a voice today in "Albert and Me" and thought I know that voice, sure enough when they...
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    Istvan replied to a thread Eyeball Eyeball in Introduce yourself
    Twocky61, I lived in "The other side" I even served in the Soviet Army we were more afraid of the Yanks than you were of us, I saw "Doctor...
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I talk to myself much more these days I've found,
half way up the stairs I stop and frown,
what was I going to get? and have I got it yet?
and what's more, was I going up, or coming down?

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