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Post: # 62570Post Chickenlady »

103. Fabric softener

But you have to take Jonathan Woss off the list! I like his Saturday Radio 2 show!! (and my 14 year old daughter would be bereft without her hair straighteners...)
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Post: # 62574Post Martin »

well, it's him, Robbie Williams, or Lily whatserface! :wink:
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Post: # 62575Post Martin »

could this end up being the first 1001? :mrgreen:
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Post: # 62581Post red »

crikey Martin - steady now!


er swimsuits? what you got against swimsuits?
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Post: # 62586Post Martin »

Think about it - logically, if you're wearing one to enjoy the health-giving properties of the sun, why neglect certain particles? - and if you're going swimming - why drag soggy, unhygienic material with you? (then you sit in the sun, and let it dry on you................. :? )
Never seen the point in them really! - all they do is keep swimsuit manufacturers in Porsches.......... :wink:
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Post: # 62596Post Wombat »

Yeah, I dunno.....

There are prople who like to swin who should never go naked, like myself for example, and I am not sure that I would enjoy everybody having an unobstructed view of Mrs Wombats charms either!

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Post: # 62614Post Jerseymum »

'Pre-biotics'
Basically, you mean grains and pulses don't you?
What your saying is that your product has been so over-manufactured as to be of no benefit to the human body so you'e shoved in a handful of lentils. :cussing:
I get a little touchy about this and have been known to shout at the telly.
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Post: # 62623Post Millymollymandy »

Martin, Martin, you are so funny! And your avatar reminds me of this emoticon :cheers: - I can just picture you with your arms in the air ranting on about chocolate teapots! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post: # 62671Post red »

:lol:

I'm always going to imagine that too!
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Post: # 62676Post thefriarandme »

96 Stiletto heels ?????????????????

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

Who cares if they're uncomfortable for the wearer? :wink: A well turned leg and a stiletto heal were made for each other. :wink: It is written in the fabric of the universe. :lol:
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Post: # 62687Post Martin »

well, far be it from me to quote Michelangelo :wink:
"What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful that the garment with which it is clothed?" :mrgreen:
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Bet he never had to exist in my bloody freezing house! :wink: Noble sentiments are just that ... noble. Never practical. :wink:
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Post: # 62692Post Thomzo »

Have you still not got your heating fixed, Cornelian?

Mind you it's pretty cold here too. Just been out to put the chooks to bed and I'm soaked, as well as cold.

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Post: # 62701Post Milims »

10something - fake designer anything - how funny is that? They pay money to have a fake "something" that looks like the kinda carp (! :wink: ) that you wouldn't give to your worst mother-in-law!
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Post: # 62735Post Peggy Sue »

Spaeking of mother-in-laws- mine keeps buying me kitchen appliances, and that can be 104- I have perfectly capable arms to wield a wooden spoon with thanks!

105- useless christmas pressies, especially kitchjen appliance ones. I'm dreading Xmas with my new resolution to be green. My cousins (who earn too much) give me masrks & spencers orinemtal candle stick holders, and my mother in law gives me kitchen appliances.....all wrapped in unnecessary paper! (Mind I do re-use that)
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