Little things that really annoy you!

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Post: # 215366Post MuddyWitch
Tue Nov 23, 2010 3:30 pm

Royal Weddings :roll:

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Tue Nov 23, 2010 4:18 pm

MuddyWitch wrote:Royal Weddings :roll:

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Post: # 215376Post pelmetman
Tue Nov 23, 2010 5:33 pm

You won't be taking the Public Day off then that the Government are proposing :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post: # 215378Post The Riff-Raff Element
Tue Nov 23, 2010 5:41 pm

pelmetman wrote:You won't be taking the Public Day off then that the Government are proposing :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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I doubt the French government will be adding to our modest tally of public holidays, somehow. :lol:

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Post: # 215388Post pelmetman
Tue Nov 23, 2010 7:04 pm

Don't you get enough Public Holidays in France :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post: # 215400Post oldjerry
Tue Nov 23, 2010 9:01 pm

pelmetman wrote:You won't be taking the Public Day off then that the Government are proposing :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Sue :flower:

Well 3 million or so will be.......and the day before......and the one after........and the one after that......etc.etc.

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Post: # 215432Post TheGoodEarth
Wed Nov 24, 2010 9:59 am

pelmetman wrote:Don't you get enough Public Holidays in France :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Sue :flower:
I think they only have a few public holidays but make up for it by having 25 strike days a year :iconbiggrin:
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Post: # 215437Post The Riff-Raff Element
Wed Nov 24, 2010 11:03 am

TheGoodEarth wrote:
pelmetman wrote:Don't you get enough Public Holidays in France :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Sue :flower:
I think they only have a few public holidays but make up for it by having 25 strike days a year :iconbiggrin:
Hang on - I'm counting: New year, Easter Monday (but not Good Friday), May 1st, May 8th, Ascension, Pentecôte, July 14th, Assumption, All Saints, November 11th, Christmas day. I think that's it - so 11.

How many does the UK have these days? Haven't a couple been added in recent years?

I'm not alloiwed to strike :(

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Post: # 215445Post pelmetman
Wed Nov 24, 2010 11:33 am

We get New Years Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, 2 in May, 1 in August and Christmas & Boxing Day, I make that 8 :icon_smile:

I'm not allowed to go on strike either cos Dave is my boss and he won't allow that sort of thing :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post: # 215446Post Millymollymandy
Wed Nov 24, 2010 11:48 am

However in France if a holiday falls on a weekend then tough. Unless of course you work weekends. :lol: Also there is no Boxing Day and only one day off for Easter, so I think you are better off in the UK.
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Post: # 215452Post Rosendula
Wed Nov 24, 2010 12:01 pm

Here's one that's been annoying me today. When I was young, I over-heard a friend of my parents tell them the following riddle:

Someone is looking at a photograph and is asked who is in the picture. He says, "sisters and brothers have I none, but this man's father was my father's son". Who is in the picture?

Now many of you will have heard this one, but for anyone who hasn't and wants to work it out, I'm going to make you scroll down before I blurt it out.
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Well, after much umm-ing and ah-ing, my parents were told "it's himself". Everyone accepted that, and thought it was a wonderful little riddle. Now, for some reason, I have found myself, some 30 years later, pondering on it and worked out that was the wrong answer. The guy in the picture isn't himself, it's his son :banghead: . (And having just checked with Google, it seems other people have also been told the wrong answer, pondered on it and worked it out properly).
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Post: # 215458Post Millymollymandy
Wed Nov 24, 2010 12:33 pm

Good detective work Rosey - I have never been able to figure that one out from the clue or answer - it just didn't make sense. Now it does. Thank you! :salute: :salute: :salute:
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Re: Little things that really annoy you!

Post: # 215497Post Thomzo
Wed Nov 24, 2010 8:10 pm

pelmetman wrote:You won't be taking the Public Day off then that the Government are proposing :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Sue :flower:
Well I won't get any choice. Yet another day when I won't get paid. :roll:

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Post: # 216261Post TheGoodEarth
Fri Dec 03, 2010 4:25 pm

Thomzo wrote:
pelmetman wrote:You won't be taking the Public Day off then that the Government are proposing :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Sue :flower:
Well I won't get any choice. Yet another day when I won't get paid. :roll:

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Same here Zoe, haven't managed to get to work all week because of the weather so 5 days pay down the tubes. That is annoying!
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Post: # 216262Post TheGoodEarth
Fri Dec 03, 2010 4:28 pm

Has anyone mentioned excess packaging yet? :angryfire:
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