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What made you smile today? Part III

Old Dec 11th 2018, 2:11 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Very good - but you need another syllable in the last line to make it scan properly. Maybe "and played til the demons they sang".

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Very good LiW, now I look forward to your version in honour of Sister Mary Kreuper!
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Old Dec 11th 2018, 2:26 pm
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
I had some wonderful news today that made me smile. I posted a week or so ago about my 36 year old son's health problems over the past month, including having a cerebral infarction (stroke). His latest blood results are fantastic and he's no longer at imminent risk of another stroke. His balance is better too, and he even agreed to use the funky black walking stick I got him. Feeling so much more optimistic!


Very good news indeed.
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Old Dec 11th 2018, 6:54 pm
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There was a young sister called Chang
who wanted more buck for her bang
She went on a spree
via the Holy See
and played ''till the demons sang.
.... ... Yez-wee- Protestant! - the Sisters will be a-waiting for ye - rosaries & catechisms in their fists!!!
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
I had some wonderful news today that made me smile. I posted a week or so ago about my 36 year old son's health problems over the past month, including having a cerebral infarction (stroke). His latest blood results are fantastic and he's no longer at imminent risk of another stroke. His balance is better too, and he even agreed to use the funky black walking stick I got him. Feeling so much more optimistic!

Brilliant news.
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Old Dec 11th 2018, 7:18 pm
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
I had some wonderful news today that made me smile. I posted a week or so ago about my 36 year old son's health problems over the past month, including having a cerebral infarction (stroke). His latest blood results are fantastic and he's no longer at imminent risk of another stroke. His balance is better too, and he even agreed to use the funky black walking stick I got him. Feeling so much more optimistic!
That is fabulous news!
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Two Sisters who came from L.A.
Thought they'd had enough school for the day
So although they were nuns
They just "borrowed" the funds
And flew off to Las Vegas to play......

The Monsignor, a little shellshocked,
said their access to funding was blocked
"Well they just fed the slots
'till they hit a jackpot
And at least neither one was unfrocked!!"

The Bishop said "It's just outrageous
That these two could fly to Las Vegas.
The idea that they'd scramble
To Nevada to gamble -
I just hope that it isn't contagious"

But his prayers, it would seem, went unheard
Or the meaning at least became blurred
For this evening, the Papa,
With a bottle of Grappa,
Arrived on the strip with his "bird"!!!
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Liverpool and Spurs both qualifying for the knockout rounds of the Champions League.
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

Originally Posted by macliam View Post
Two Sisters who came from L.A.
Thought they'd had enough school for the day
So although they were nuns
They just "borrowed" the funds
And flew off to Las Vegas to play......

The Monsignor, a little shellshocked,
said their access to funding was blocked
"Well they just fed the slots
'till they hit a jackpot
And at least neither one was unfrocked!!"

The Bishop said "It's just outrageous
That these two could fly to Las Vegas.
The idea that they'd scramble
To Nevada to gamble -
I just hope that it isn't contagious"

But his prayers, it would seem, went unheard
Or the meaning at least became blurred
For this evening, the Papa,
With a bottle of Grappa,
Arrived on the strip with his "bird"!!!

I see your time in a Catholic school was well spent...
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Old Dec 12th 2018, 6:31 am
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

Originally Posted by macliam View Post
Two Sisters who came from L.A.
Thought they'd had enough school for the day
So although they were nuns
They just "borrowed" the funds
And flew off to Las Vegas to play......

The Monsignor, a little shellshocked,
said their access to funding was blocked
"Well they just fed the slots
'till they hit a jackpot
And at least neither one was unfrocked!!"

The Bishop said "It's just outrageous
That these two could fly to Las Vegas.
The idea that they'd scramble
To Nevada to gamble -
I just hope that it isn't contagious"

But his prayers, it would seem, went unheard
Or the meaning at least became blurred
For this evening, the Papa,
With a bottle of Grappa,
Arrived on the strip with his "bird"!!!
Excellent!

LiW, your eagerly awaited contribution?
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Old Dec 12th 2018, 7:00 am
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

Flushed with pride at my recent success in changing a headlight bulb for the first time (thankyou Mr Policeman for pointing that out - it's improved night-time driving no end ), I thought I'd have a go at another annoying little problem. The thingy on the top of the gear stick is loose when at the right angle for the hand but at the wrong angle for the hand when tightened. Searching about to see if there's an easy fix, I hop in to a thread on a motoring forum where said problem seems to be under discussion and get sidetracked into wondering what the **** dotted through the first and subsequent posts means. Took me a while to realise the bleedin' obvious - it was "knob"! There's a forum where car maintenance is discussed but you can't say "knob"

I would write in to tell them I'm surprised they've got any members but that'd probably be censored too.
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

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Flushed with pride at my recent success in changing a headlight bulb for the first time (thankyou Mr Policeman for pointing that out - it's improved night-time driving no end ), I thought I'd have a go at another annoying little problem. The thingy on the top of the gear stick is loose when at the right angle for the hand but at the wrong angle for the hand when tightened. Searching about to see if there's an easy fix, I hop in to a thread on a motoring forum where said problem seems to be under discussion and get sidetracked into wondering what the **** dotted through the first and subsequent posts means. Took me a while to realise the bleedin' obvious - it was "knob"! There's a forum where car maintenance is discussed but you can't say "knob"

I would write in to tell them I'm surprised they've got any members but that'd probably be censored too.

What a bunch of dip sticks..
You need to find the x rated forums. I read them out to M when he is searching for answers. Some of them I hilarious!
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Old Dec 12th 2018, 11:37 am
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'Lubricant' is probably blocked/censored as well What a lot of knobs.
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
I see your time in a Catholic school was well spent...
- Well, if we're talking limericks, time at Colaiste Mhichíl has too be an advantage......... I think one from that time went
There was a young brother from Bruff
Who considered the hurling too rough
Being struck by a sliotar
Had left him quite bitter
And he squealed out "Now bhoys, dat's enough!"

Thank God I discovered Rugby!
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Originally Posted by Red Eric View Post
Flushed with pride at my recent success in changing a headlight bulb for the first time (thankyou Mr Policeman for pointing that out - it's improved night-time driving no end ), I thought I'd have a go at another annoying little problem. The thingy on the top of the gear stick is loose when at the right angle for the hand but at the wrong angle for the hand when tightened. Searching about to see if there's an easy fix, I hop in to a thread on a motoring forum where said problem seems to be under discussion and get sidetracked into wondering what the **** dotted through the first and subsequent posts means. Took me a while to realise the bleedin' obvious - it was "knob"! There's a forum where car maintenance is discussed but you can't say "knob"

I would write in to tell them I'm surprised they've got any members but that'd probably be censored too.
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What a bunch of dip sticks..
You need to find the x rated forums. I read them out to M when he is searching for answers. Some of them I hilarious!
Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
'Lubricant' is probably blocked/censored as well What a lot of knobs.
God help you if you are getting any vibration when you drive.
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