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What made you smile today? Part III

Old Jul 5th 2018, 8:20 am
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

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A mega-investigation into irregularities in the awarding of contracts by local authorities across the country - it's been codenamed "Operation Tutti Frutti"

Sounds like a great title for a kids' book involving a foiled ice-cream heist or something.
True, but when used by the Portuguese, the term seems to mean "something for everyone", so it's quite descriptive of the low-level corruption and uncle-system rife in politics there. I mean, I might expect the council President to benefit from his position, but that shouldn't extend to his brother-in-law, his cousin and his wife's best friend... On the other hand, political service might be similar to a priestly vocation in Ireland 40 years ago - when I asked someone why the priest had the biggest house in the village and a new car every year, I got a look of surprise and the counter-question "sha, why would ye want to be a Priest if not?".............
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Old Jul 5th 2018, 12:17 pm
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Smile Re: What made you smile today? Part III

Knowing I don't have to get up horribly early as my kids are out of school for another six weeks!
i love summer,the cool pool, air conditioning ,rain in the afternoons to water my garden...
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Knowing I don't have to get up horribly early as my kids are out of school for another six weeks!
i love summer,the cool pool, air conditioning ,rain in the afternoons to water my garden...
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Knowing I don't have to get up horribly early as my kids are out of school for another six weeks!
i love summer,the cool pool, air conditioning ,rain in the afternoons to water my garden...

Ah, fresh blood.

Sorry, I mean a new member

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Old Jul 5th 2018, 4:21 pm
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Awww! Diddums. Couldn't have happened to nicer guys.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-44728507
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Old Jul 5th 2018, 5:38 pm
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Would that be with Easygit?
... accuracy please BB, it's easygit.EU now
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing View Post
That's those crazy orange cats at it again.
Talking crazy and orange in one sentence then inevitably this comes up ....

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...isit?CMP=fb_gu


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Old Jul 5th 2018, 6:39 pm
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Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing View Post
That's those crazy orange cats at it again.

Don't mess with them...

They will catch you, and they will eat you.

As soon as they wake up from their nap.
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Old Jul 5th 2018, 7:06 pm
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

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Talking crazy and orange in one sentence then inevitably this comes up ....

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...isit?CMP=fb_gu


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Oh man, his skin is transparent it's so thin, his 7am Twitter-on-the-shitter rants are going to be priceless after that.

Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Don't mess with them...

They will catch you, and they will eat you.

As soon as they wake up from their nap.
No cat can nap quite like a male lion, now you mention it.
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Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing View Post
Oh man, his skin is transparent it's so thin, his 7am Twitter-on-the-shitter rants are going to be priceless after that.

Yeah. Poor old Queenie though, having to meet him and be polite to him.
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Old Jul 5th 2018, 8:37 pm
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Yeah. Poor old Queenie though, having to meet him and be polite to him.
That won't be fun.
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Old Jul 5th 2018, 9:20 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Yeah. Poor old Queenie though, having to meet him and be polite to him.
Well she is a true diplomat and has met with some of the world's most odious people such as Idi Amin and Piers Morgan, so I imagine she'll cope.
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Old Jul 6th 2018, 9:09 am
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

Shouldn't really think any death should be in this section, but they got waht they deserved, and that made me smile, Lions 3 humans 0.

https://uk.yahoo.com/news/rhino-poac...175800585.html
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Old Jul 6th 2018, 10:21 am
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Shouldn't really think any death should be in this section, but they got waht they deserved, and that made me smile, Lions 3 humans 0.
https://uk.yahoo.com/news/rhino-poac...175800585.html
.... I think it's OK. After all if you have a rat in the house you kill it; a wasp nest you exterminate it. The lions dispatched three predators - and had a good gnaw about it....
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Old Jul 6th 2018, 10:54 am
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Originally Posted by lizzyq View Post
Awww! Diddums. Couldn't have happened to nicer guys.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-44728507
Hope the animals didn't get sick.
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