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Old Jul 15th 2022, 8:12 pm
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Originally Posted by BristolUK
My wife used to say she couldn't wait for Summer (Winter) to end so she could start bitching about it being too cold (hot) instead.
Having spent decades in the UK, almost 2 decades in NJ and now in Ontario…I never, ever complain about it being too hot.
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Old Jul 19th 2022, 5:09 pm
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40c recorded at London Heathrow today. Poor bastards in their brick built homes must be sweltering.
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Originally Posted by Danny B
40c recorded at London Heathrow today. Poor bastards in their brick built homes must be sweltering.
Highest temperature today was at RAF Conningsby in Lincolnshire, 40.3 degrees.
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Old Jul 19th 2022, 7:33 pm
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The hottest I have ever experienced here in Kamloops was 47.3c last Summer. It was brutal.
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Old Aug 9th 2022, 2:36 pm
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52 days left to use your paper £20 and £50 banknotes.

https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/news...d-50-banknotes

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Just heard a BBC radio newsreader refer to the Canadian province of Saska-CHOO-wan.
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Old Sep 8th 2022, 3:42 pm
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God save the Queen.
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God save the Queen.
Indeed!
God receive the Queen
God save the King.

It's weird saying King.
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I think I can honestly say that I have never sung "God Save the Queen" in my whole life.
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Old Sep 15th 2022, 3:35 pm
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Us Brits are good at queuing....4 miles and growing.

https://news.sky.com/story/queen-que...-grow-12697909

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Originally Posted by Danny B
Us Brits are good at queuing....4 miles and growing.

https://news.sky.com/story/queen-que...-grow-12697909
Pffft seen bigger line ups at the Costco free food samples
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Old Sep 15th 2022, 9:28 pm
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9hrs right now, not too bad.


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I've just received a CV in which the applicant describes himself as "A Gen Y with a decade of experience in... "

FFS.

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Originally Posted by Jingsamichty
I've just received a CV in which the applicant describes himself as "A Gen Y with a decade of experience in... "

FFS.
Obviously, not in math.

T2F
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Originally Posted by Rete
Obviously, not in math.

T2F
It's the fact that they used the term at all in a CV that appals me, not whether it's mathematically correct or not. Anyway, I looked up Gen Y (aka Millenials) and it is generally accepted to be the generation born mid-1990s to early 2000s. So chances are a Gen Y would comfortably have around 20 years of work experience by now.

To be fair, he did say he had a decade of experience in the energy industry. He may well have had a previous decade or two of experience in another industry, but we'll never know because I deleted it before I got any further.

I also Googled "T2F" but drew a blank apart from a knitting reference?
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