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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Big_Spark, 16 Mar 2004.

  1. mildmanneredjanitor

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    Sure it was featured on Nationwide as well...with Frank Boff.
     
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    It took me almost 30 years and 4 trips to macaroni factories to convince my wife spaghetti does not grow on trees. I still haven't convinced money doesn't grow on trees either. :rolleyes:
     
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    I always enjoy telling people about the edition of the Oxford English Dictionary that didn't include the word 'gullible'. This one is as old as the hills but still catches 'em out.
     
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    I kind of like the ones we brits live with as part of our heritage - like:

    Kilts and clan tartan - invented in a london club in the 19th century

    and that was only shortly after Queen victoria decided to 'invent' most of the pageantry that still takes place, after she received a report that the austrian nobility thought english state functions were unsophisticated.

    the sweetest one though is surely that winston churchill's "we will fight them on the beaches" radio broadcast was spoken by an actor because winston (who drank a bottle of scotch a day) was too drunk.
     
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    The selling of London Bridge to the yanks
     
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