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Discussion in 'Personal' started by Dunteachin, Nov 17, 2016.

  1. primarycat

    primarycat Star commenter

    How did you know? Have you been rummaging through my drawers?
  2. Spiritwalkerness

    Spiritwalkerness Star commenter

    You can talk - this sits in your dumb waiter waiting to go down to the Dungeon

  3. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    None of my staff are dumb!
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  4. emerald52

    emerald52 Star commenter

    Eeekk! That teapot is menacing.
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  5. Mangleworzle

    Mangleworzle Star commenter

    Whither the runcible spoons?
  6. Spiritwalkerness

    Spiritwalkerness Star commenter

    Still in the Quince jam jar
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  7. foxtail3

    foxtail3 Star commenter

    What about the crab apple jelly?
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  8. rosievoice

    rosievoice Star commenter

    Eeek! Hititwithastick!
  9. rosievoice

    rosievoice Star commenter

    I wouldn't put it past her.:D
  10. Mangleworzle

    Mangleworzle Star commenter

    I have both of those things in the fridge, I'm wasted here (well a bit tipsy, I don't have to go anywhere tomorrow).
  11. rosievoice

    rosievoice Star commenter

    Next to the butter curler.
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  12. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    Readers! Nigel has banished me to the spare room in the East Wing!
    I have had a surfeit of pulses and almost a full tray of Spar flap jacks.

    It is a most noxious, nostril-singeing aroma, which I can hardly bear myself.

    Not ladylike. But, then...

  13. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    Not quite as noxious as the time many years ago, when suffering an attack of IBS in a bespoke jeweller's in an upmarket Cheshire town.

    It was like someone had lobbed nerve gas into the midst. Nigel and the children could not comprehend why I suddenly bolted out of the door and muttered "Move! Now!"

    As we hurried down the street, I did not dare look back, lest I saw a pile of spluttering bodies on the pavement.

    He likes to remind me of it, occasionally.

  14. emerald52

    emerald52 Star commenter

    Maybe give up on Veganuary?
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  15. Ivartheboneless

    Ivartheboneless Star commenter

    I made pea n' 'am soup. You can guess the consequences. Even the cat sighed and exited via the flap.
  16. Spiritwalkerness

    Spiritwalkerness Star commenter

    Well that'll save you 10 mins from your daily ablutions.
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  17. RepelloInimicum

    RepelloInimicum Lead commenter

    Dear Dunty,
    What are you doing languishing at the bottom of page 4?
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  18. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    Having a rest. :)
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  19. rosievoice

    rosievoice Star commenter

    Dear Aunty Dunty,

    I always turn my duvet covers inside out when I place them in the washing machine, but, almost without exception, by the end of the cycle they have managed to turn themselves right side out again, and all the other items in the wash have wriggled their way inside. How do I stop this happening?

    Yours bewilderedly,
    Mavis Groat.
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  20. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    I suspect she's attempting to escape the media coverage.

    You can see where Harry and Meghan are coming from, can't you? I can remember when I was an employer, I'd occasionally get comments from other employees that they had seen another emplyee for a while and were concerned whether they were OK. I'd conduct an immediate search and sooner or later someone would notice the toilet door was locked and start banging on it.

    Invariably we'd find nothing was amiss and things returned to normal, but from time to time, the cleaner would discover a sexually explicit magazine stuffed behind the wastepipes and tell me she thought it disgusting she had to clear that filth away.

    Everyone jumps to conclusions who the culprit might be; and when presenting the offending magazine to my workers with advise to be sensitive that its content might upset others, they all agreed and scolded the youngest lad that he couldn't carry on in a working environment the way he did at home.

    But then I thought about it a bit more and wondered why when a male employee went missing, they'd usually gone off for a smoke and the toilet door banging only ever happened when concerns were raised about a missing female employee.

    What do you make of that?
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