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Old Apr 18th 2008, 10:10 pm
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Been here nearly 3 years and sometimes i find things that still crack me up . A few weeks ago we went wine tasting to the local Virginia wineries . I picked up a copy of the 2008 events guide. See if you can spot the event on the 12th of July that caught my eye. i scanned in the page as an attachment
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Old Apr 18th 2008, 10:12 pm
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Been here nearly 3 years and sometimes i find things that still crack me up . A few weeks ago we went wine tasting to the local Virginia wineries . I picked up a copy of the 2008 events guide. See if you can spot the event on the 12th of July that caught my eye. i scanned in the page as an attachment
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I've heard of the cocktail "sex on the beach" but never a sip and a shag!! Must be good wine
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Old Apr 18th 2008, 10:32 pm
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A lass from North Carolina Shagged with me and my mate in a pub in Norwich last year. Not only did I have to go second, I was also told that my mate had better rythym and technique than me.

I was naturally shattered.

The Norfolk farmers didn't know what to make of it.

If the Sip 'n' Shag gets out of hand, would it be called a Gulp 'n' Gobble? Having said that, if it doesn't get out of hand, would it still be a Sha...

... I think i'll just drop it.
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Old Apr 18th 2008, 10:41 pm
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A lass from North Carolina Shagged with me and my mate in a pub in Norwich last year. Not only did I have to go second, I was also told that my mate had better rythym and technique than me.

I was naturally shattered.

The Norfolk farmers didn't know what to make of it.

If the Sip 'n' Shag gets out of hand, would it be called a Gulp 'n' Gobble? Having said that, if it doesn't get out of hand, would it still be a Sha...

... I think i'll just drop it.


The best one I've seen was at the beach...it read " shag competition this Friday....winner gets $100"...
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The best one I've seen was at the beach...it read " shag competition this Friday....winner gets $100"...
...and a dose of the clap!!!
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...and a dose of the clap!!!


or possibly Crabs!!!...
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Old Apr 18th 2008, 11:53 pm
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or possibly Crabs!!!...
When pissed outta one's brains, who's wary? ...

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Old Apr 19th 2008, 12:04 am
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When pissed outta one's brains, who's wary? ...

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The other two language differences i came across , my son help me out with .
Eating out i asked for some cuttelry , with a blank look from the server my son said "silverware".
Last christmas i took him to gamestop and asked for a "second hand xbox controller" , again that blank look told me i was in language hell again , my son spoke up "used xbox controller" . You gotta laugh
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Originally Posted by barrylynch View Post
The other two language differences i came across , my son help me out with .
Eating out i asked for some cuttelry , with a blank look from the server my son said "silverware".
Last christmas i took him to gamestop and asked for a "second hand xbox controller" , again that blank look told me i was in language hell again , my son spoke up "used xbox controller" . You gotta laugh
Maybe it has something to do with you being the foreigner in a different country.
Just a thought.
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When pissed outta one's brains, who's wary? ...

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I've never been that drunk...
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Old Apr 19th 2008, 12:59 am
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Maybe it has something to do with you being the foreigner in a different country.
Just a thought.
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The other two language differences i came across , my son help me out with .
Eating out i asked for some cuttelry , with a blank look from the server my son said "silverware".
It still annoys me when I hear people calling plastic cutlery 'silverware' I mean come on...
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Shag is what they call loose tobacco in The Netherlands.
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