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Thread #99077 Message #2073675
Posted By: Teribus
11-Jun-07 - 11:15 AM
Thread Name: BS: Were you named after anyone?
Subject: RE: BS: Were you named after anyone?
Similar sort of thing to Ole, Ole, Ole and Ivar except involving a single mother in Glasgow who -
Goes tae the social tae register fur child benefit.
"How many children?" asks the civil servant.
"10" replies the girl.
"10???" says the civil servant. "What are their names?"
"Alec, Alec, Alec, Alec, Alec, Alec, Alec, Alec, Alec
"Doesn't that get confusing?"
"Naw..." says the girl "its great because if thur oot playin in the street, ah jist huv tae shout ALEC, YER DINNER'S READY or ALEC, GO TO BED NOW 'n' they aw dae it..."
"What if you want to speak to one individually?" says the perturbed civil servant.
"'at's easy," says the girl... "Ah just use thur surnames"