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You can't eat the scenery

Old Oct 7th 2006, 1:00 am
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The comment "you can't eat the scenery" was attributed to one of the first settlers in Bragg Creek, AB in the early 1800's ... it's been around a while.

Bragg Creeks was founded by two brothers who ran away from home in Nova Scotia and applied for a homestead in the area - they gave up and headed home, although they returned later when they were older and made a go of it.

I remember finding a site that attributed the comment to one of the brothers - more recently it looks like a descendant claimed that wasn't the case, they were just too young.

Anyway, it's a sentiment that's at least a 100 years old
 
Old Oct 7th 2006, 2:52 am
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I genuinely thought IainK made it up. I'm devastated

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I genuinely thought IainK made it up. I'm devastated

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Nah ...
 
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I genuinely thought IainK made it up. I'm devastated

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....I thought it was he who is possession of the "shiniest bucket" on the planet (albeit full of sh*t)







(The bucket - NOT iain, I hasten to add)
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....I thought it was he who is possession of the "shiniest bucket" on the planet (albeit full of sh*t)







(The bucket - NOT iain, I hasten to add)

A little off topic but a "bucket" in Edinburgh is the word they use for bin, So if your in Edinburgh and someone says "Oy! you got a bucket, likes?" they mean "I was just wondering if you had a bin anywhere, that would be great thanks?"

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Originally Posted by or4ngecrush
A little off topic but a "bucket" in Edinburgh is the word they use for bin, So if your in Edinburgh and someone says "Oy! you got a bucket, likes?" they mean "I was just wondering if you had a bin anywhere, that would be great thanks?"

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