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britexpat76 Jul 21st 2012 10:15 am

Re: Pearls of wisdom
 
You cannot polish a turd.

I use that at least once a week.

jackthehat Jul 21st 2012 10:23 am

Re: Pearls of wisdom
 

Originally Posted by britexpat76 (Post 10184765)
You cannot polish a turd.

I use that at least once a week.

Black Country Expression about someone mean; "He'd skin a turd for a farthin!"

Karlos The Jackal Jul 21st 2012 10:34 am

Re: Pearls of wisdom
 
An old Yorkshire saying..........

'If you ever do owt for nowt, make sure you do it for thissen!'

MissDemeanor Jul 21st 2012 10:51 am

Re: Pearls of wisdom
 
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate your mind on the present moment.


As much as I try and take this advice,I never can.

jackthehat Jul 21st 2012 11:06 am

Re: Pearls of wisdom
 

Originally Posted by MissDemeanor (Post 10184791)
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate your mind on the present moment.


As much as I try and take this advice,I never can.

You need therapy!

Patsy Stoned Jul 21st 2012 11:10 am

Re: Pearls of wisdom
 
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Originally Posted by britexpat76 (Post 10184765)
You cannot polish a turd.

http://www.howtocleanstuff.net/how-to-polish-a-turd/

Here you are darling and a nice picture too :D

jackthehat Jul 21st 2012 11:11 am

Re: Pearls of wisdom
 

Originally Posted by Patsy Stoned (Post 10184821)
http://www.howtocleanstuff.net/how-to-polish-a-turd/

Here you are darling and a nice picture too :D

Was that supposed to be amusing? - Darling?

Patsy Stoned Jul 21st 2012 11:13 am

Re: Pearls of wisdom
 

Originally Posted by jackthehat (Post 10184823)
Was that supposed to be amusing? - Darling?

go away... you tedious little man

jackthehat Jul 21st 2012 11:14 am

Re: Pearls of wisdom
 

Originally Posted by Patsy Stoned (Post 10184826)
go away... you tedious little man

Well you started the 'Flaming' Darling! Maybe I might have to report you to Chuck Hoover - The Grand Panjandrum of BE!

MissDemeanor Jul 21st 2012 11:31 am

Re: Pearls of wisdom
 

Originally Posted by jackthehat (Post 10184815)
You need therapy!

And im sure that advice is from experience?

jackthehat Jul 21st 2012 11:32 am

Re: Pearls of wisdom
 

Originally Posted by MissDemeanor (Post 10184845)
And im sure that advice is from experience?

Well from past experience here! - Darling! Drop me a PM and i will tell you who Chuck Hoover is, and the origins of the Website! - it is a rather tedious story!

MissDemeanor Jul 21st 2012 11:42 am

Re: Pearls of wisdom
 

Originally Posted by jackthehat (Post 10184846)
Well from past experience here! - Darling! Drop me a PM and i will tell you who Chuck Hoover is, and the origins of the Website!

Thankyou for the invitation,but I have plenty of 'past experience' here.And if I were you I would drop the Darling.It doesnt suit you.

jackthehat Jul 21st 2012 11:46 am

Re: Pearls of wisdom
 

Originally Posted by MissDemeanor (Post 10184854)
Thankyou for the invitation,but I have plenty of 'past experience' here.And if I were you I would drop the Darling.It doesnt suit you.

No problem 'Daragoya Princessa'

MissDemeanor Jul 21st 2012 12:15 pm

Re: Pearls of wisdom
 

Originally Posted by jackthehat (Post 10184858)
No problem 'Daragoya Princessa'

If I didnt know any better I would say that sounds like fighting talk.

mikewot Jul 21st 2012 12:50 pm

Re: Pearls of wisdom
 

Originally Posted by britexpat76 (Post 10184765)
You cannot polish a turd.

No but you can cover it in glitter.
Although mythbusters covered this one http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yiJ9fy1qSFI


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