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Old Jul 1st 2012, 9:27 pm
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Originally Posted by jad n rich
Travel agent girl tells you she only eats 'australian' food when overseas. Asked what that is she looks a bit confused then replies " mcdonalds, chips, KFC, you know pies and stuff "
She forgot to add shag anything with a pulse
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Originally Posted by jad n rich
Travel agent girl tells you she only eats 'australian' food when overseas. Asked what that is she looks a bit confused then replies " mcdonalds, chips, KFC, you know pies and stuff "
The worrying thing is that she works for a travel agent.
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Originally Posted by irishbloo
The worrying thing is that she works for a travel agent.
One of the girls at work had a go at me today for taking Nurofen - apparently its √únaustralian"to take them and I should be taking some weaker brand mmade here! I said stopping the pain was more important to me than where the pills came from, and she looked at me as if I had two heads
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Originally Posted by Pollyana
One of the girls at work had a go at me today for taking Nurofen - apparently its √únaustralian"to take them and I should be taking some weaker brand mmade here! I said stopping the pain was more important to me than where the pills came from, and she looked at me as if I had two heads
That's because when Australia finally allowed ibuprofen Herron's marketing focussed purely on the jingoism rather than any benefit of the product - it obviously worked on her then!
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Originally Posted by Pollyana
One of the girls at work had a go at me today for taking Nurofen - apparently its √únaustralian"to take them and I should be taking some weaker brand mmade here! I said stopping the pain was more important to me than where the pills came from, and she looked at me as if I had two heads
Where do they get them from?! Is there a special agency that supplies them...!
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Originally Posted by bcworld
That's because when Australia finally allowed ibuprofen Herron's marketing focussed purely on the jingoism rather than any benefit of the product - it obviously worked on her then!
She really makes me laugh at times, well educated, managerial level, yet she comes out with the "unaustralian" and similar jingoistic phrases every day!
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Where do they get them from?! Is there a special agency that supplies them...!
Special needs agency by the sound of it
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Originally Posted by Bernieboy
Special needs agency by the sound of it
You've met this one You'll have to wind her up a bit when you get out here, start talking about buying stuff and importing it cos its better quality etc!
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You've met this one You'll have to wind her up a bit when you get out here, start talking about buying stuff and importing it cos its better quality etc!
Really ??
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Really ??
Got to be good for a laugh, thinking of her scandalised look when she found I was buying non-Aussie drugs
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Originally Posted by Pollyana
Got to be good for a laugh, thinking of her scandalised look when she found I was buying non-Aussie drugs
When/where did i meet her ??
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Originally Posted by Bernieboy
When/where did i meet her ??
Wrapped around one of your mates at your leaving do - though I think you'd met her before that too
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Originally Posted by Pollyana
Wrapped around one of your mates at your leaving do - though I think you'd met her before that too
Well when i meet her again i'll know i'm in Australia
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Originally Posted by Bernieboy
Well when i meet her again i'll know i'm in Australia
She certainly remembers you ....keeps asking when you'll be over next
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She certainly remembers you ....keeps asking when you'll be over next
Is it Moneypenny
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