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IanHx

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  1. IanHx

    Grump Britain replacement

    I can just see it now... British Antarctic Survey complaining that they've got too many would-be applicants....
  2. IanHx

    RNZAF Strikemaster

    Lots of time spent painting really small dials that nobody will ever see !
  3. IanHx

    Grump Britain replacement

    In that case we won't ask if a certain tree-hugging south American mammal is pronounced to rhyme with moth or growth.... Donning a tin foil hat for a minute, I'd say that the reason that the Ford is deliberately mispronounced is that to people of a certain age 'eee-co' screams 'environment over practicality' whereas 'eck-oh' does not trigger the same Pavlovian alarm bells Either that, or the advert was voiced by someone brought up on too much Teletubbies....
  4. IanHx

    Grump Britain replacement

    Low level to avoid detection by blimps.......
  5. IanHx

    Grump Britain replacement

    Today's grump : organisations that do not take the weather into consideration. National Citizen Service, step forward please. While it is understandable that some children may get sunburn while partaking in outdoor activities, I do not expect them to then be sent the next day on a 4 mile walk without adequate water provision, followed by 4 hours on the beach with no shade, and returned home with blistering first degree burns requiring medical attention. Furthermore I do not expect said organisation, when alerted to their failure of duty of care and apprised of said child's need to be kept out of hot outdoor conditions with no shade, to then of all things make said child work outside gardening in the direct sun between 11 and 3 ! Needless to say said child now no longer taking part in NCS......
  6. IanHx

    What have you purchased / been given

    ... coz you can never have too many stupidly large boxes with no place to store them...
  7. IanHx

    World Cup 2018

    Given the history between the 2 countries, I suggest we call it "the 100 minutes war"
  8. IanHx

    Grump Britain replacement

    Why aren't all car park bays as wide as the disabled / parent & child ones ? Are people on crutches / reduced mobility but not blue badge eligible / aspiring sumo wrestlers not allowed to get out of their cars ?
  9. IanHx

    World Cup 2018

    Scotsman, Irishman, and a German walk into a pub.... normally there would be an Englishman but he's still in Russia supporting his football team...
  10. IanHx

    What have you purchased / been given

    He's not upset, he's just going for a stroll in Newcastle.... https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-44730908
  11. IanHx

    Hot weather, why not give ourselves a present

    .. and there's even a plastic tray to hold the modelling bits....
  12. IanHx

    RNZAF Strikemaster

    Slow progress due to being distracted by a certain sporting event. Worked out that the 4 mysterious lumps under the instrument panel were the pilots' feet....
  13. IanHx

    What have you purchased / been given

    May or may not have ordered something from Kingkit - depends whether @Radleigh & co can interpret which county "Warwickshife" is meant to be.....
  14. IanHx

    What have you purchased / been given

    Whilst finding aircon unit under stairs, came across a packet of 'World Cup' M & M s. Just one problem... they're from LAST world cup !
  15. IanHx

    World Cup 2018

    Win ? Tick In normal time? Tick Convincingly ? Tick Job done.
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