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How very kind...........

Discussion in 'Personal' started by BelleDuJour, Jan 21, 2019.

  1. Aquamarina1234

    Aquamarina1234 Star commenter

    It has to do with erections, another word that's probably banned.

    I like the emails that start Dear MRS Aqua, and then try to flog me it. Perhaps there's somewhere in the world a woman might consider it a thoughtful gift.
     
  2. Oscillatingass

    Oscillatingass Star commenter

    I agree, it is the brand name of a perfectly legal medication not a swear word. Seems odd to ban it.(reply to post 20)
     
  3. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    I am still waiting for the BBC to disconnect me because I have failed to renew my TV licence. They have been very persistent with a whole series of escalatingly dire emails.
     
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  4. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    Then on Monday I had the nice Asian lady called Sarah who called from BT to tell me that my internet was about to fail. Managed to keep her on the hook for 20 minutes before she finally twigged it was a wind up and she disconnected.
     
  5. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    [​IMG]
     
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  6. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    Not even with a prescription according to the big sign in my Pharmacist's.
     
  7. Oscillatingass

    Oscillatingass Star commenter

    Is that a Norn Ireland thing?
     
  8. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter


    Lol. More to do with being internet savvy than Puritanism.
     
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  9. Mangleworzle

    Mangleworzle Star commenter

    I suspect it is a common word in spammy adverts, so more to automatically avoid spam posts than stop people mentioning it in any other context.
     
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  10. Oscillatingass

    Oscillatingass Star commenter

    I see, makes sense I suppose.
     
  11. helenemdee

    helenemdee Occasional commenter

    I'm always getting these emails offering me £10 million or whatever. If they were genuine I'd be almost a billionaire by now.

    One of them, which I've had several times, even starts with "Hello Dear" as if the sender and I were close friends or something.
     
  12. Mainwaring

    Mainwaring Lead commenter

    I had really friendly one from Donald Trump this morning. And you'd think he'd have more to occupy his time, what with building walls, nobbling Nancy, tossing on the crossing, and all.
     
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