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some things never change


So it gets a wee bit ornery on the Forum, and right on cue arrives the suspect e mail. Its not the e mail, its the insult of my lack of ability to research and pretty well by checking the previous suspect e mails, the subjects on here being discussed, and the cincidence of e mails, poster and subjects not providing direct evicence, but the circumstantial is pretty good, not conviction quality, but pretty good anyway. IKWYA.

Re: some things never change

Hi Robert,

Although they become a bind, you can say, Oh well, there is a delete button, I do.

Cheers Rod

Re: some things never change

So right Rod they never get opened, so it is a waste of time by the sender, and all the time I have to spend using my middle finger for rude reasons to hit the delete button.

Re: some things never change

Perhaps a similar grasp of current affairs was displayed in a London Evening News cutting my Mum sent me in 1954. The contributor wrote as "Boulevardier" or similar:

Two old biddies were chatting on the top deck of a Paddington bus. One says "I 'ere they bin avin trouble in the Suiz agin" - her pal answers "Yus, it's all them insurgents they keeps puttin' dahn the drains."

Mum was a Paddington gal. I can speak Paddington, but I can't write it!

May Thoth guide your writing.

John{fez]

Re: some things never change

In that post I used the word "Boulevardier" - it was a very popular piece in the 1950s. Here is a version of it conducted by Sir Vivian Dunn, a man whose name will instantly be recognised by every Royal Marine here present: - - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jH3lKLgAdc

Gohn

John.