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BS: The Mother of all BS threads

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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 24 Feb 06 - 06:40 PM

I ain't gonna go there, except to say that you lay the side of your face on a violin. I've never seen anyone use a putter that way, but I suppose you could if you really wanted to.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 24 Feb 06 - 06:35 PM

What in this ongoing snot conversation do you suppose convinced the Google robot to place ads for antique violins and golf clubs (putters) in the banner at the bottom?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 24 Feb 06 - 06:12 PM

Goodness nose that's snot a bad idea LH.
Giok
[It's a terrible idea!]


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 24 Feb 06 - 04:38 PM

We really need someone dignified, a natural leader like William Shatner, to step in now and then and restore some decency to this thread...and, dare I say it, this entire forum.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 24 Feb 06 - 04:36 PM

How did this fine, upstanding thread get turned so slimey? Does Mom know you guys are in the basement playing with your mucous membranes?


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 24 Feb 06 - 03:42 PM

Surely you all remember the old advertising campaign for Chiffon margarine!

"When you think it's butter, but it's snot...."


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 24 Feb 06 - 03:08 PM

Pardon me ma'am is that my snot I saw you chew chew? ♪ ♫
Giok


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 24 Feb 06 - 03:02 PM

That's useful in some situations, but snot usually done in polite company. What if she were in a museum or visiting the White House or the Queen or the Pope or something?

"'Scuse me, Queenie, but...HONK! HONK!! Ah, better. Sorry about that tapestry and that portrait. Oh, and the wine, too."


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 24 Feb 06 - 10:11 AM

I worked with a really macho feminist back in the early 1970s. She was so tough she didn't use a handkerchief, she just turned her head, put index finger to block one nostril, and blew snot at the ground. I nearly peed myself laughing the day when she turned her head one way then the other to blow her nose, and hit both shoulders in the process.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 24 Feb 06 - 09:51 AM

I remember that song, Giok. Wasn't it done by Frankie and the Phlegmatics?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 24 Feb 06 - 09:47 AM

Why must we deal with such disgusting themes? Its snot nice, snot at all.

I cuss, you cuss, we all cuss at mucus!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 24 Feb 06 - 08:34 AM

Snot the pale moon that excites me, that thrills and delights me.
Oh no, it's just the queerness of of you.
It isn't your snot constipation, that brings this sensation,
Oh no, it's just green-ness you blew.
♫ ♪
Giok
[and to feel in the night, the queerness of you!!]


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 24 Feb 06 - 08:07 AM

Either you are, indeed, tired, or perhaps you have just come off the LSD thread?


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 09:37 PM

I'm tired, I guess. I've just read the following thread titles:

What the bloody hell are you?
Shit moose bombings
Place names that have gone out of style
PENELOPE RUTLEDGE screwed by United Airlines

As I said, I think I'm really tired....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Slugwort
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 06:47 PM

Wat is thees "sex"?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 06:09 PM

In other news, the age old dichotomy between self-sex and pair-sex has finally been, so to speak, penetrated:

"LOVERS know only too well that men usually need a "recovery period" after orgasm, and that sexual intercourse with orgasm is more satisfying than an orgasm from masturbation alone. Now scientists think the two phenomena might be linked.

Following orgasm, the hormone prolactin is released into the bloodstream in both men and women. The hormone makes us feel satiated by countering the effect of dopamine, which is released during sexual arousal.

Stuart Brody of the University of Paisley, UK, and Tillmann Krüger of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, measured blood prolactin levels in male and female volunteers who watched erotic films before engaging in masturbation or sexual intercourse to orgasm in the laboratory.

Surprisingly, after orgasm from sexual intercourse, the increase in blood prolactin levels is 400 per cent higher in both sexes compared with after orgasm from masturbation (Biological Psychology, vol 71, p 312).

This explains why orgasm from intercourse is more satisfying than masturbation, says Brody. Since elevated levels of prolactin have been linked to erectile dysfunction, this may also explain why most men need a recovery period after sex."


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 03:27 PM

Yes, the Snot Hilarious was a move in early fencing. It evolved from the Snot Direct, which was used in both dueling and rapier fighting. The Snot Direct was performed thusly: while foyning from posta, perform a mezza cavazione and riposte while at the same time glissanding the left hand a la bec; withdraw and bring the foible across that part of the glave with is "a mucus"; this will cause your opponent to either become hors de combat from reverse parastalsis or provide you blade the additional "slickness" needed to perform a better glissande during your next ricavazione. The Snot Direct isn't used much anymore, primarily because of better health codes.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 02:53 PM

Snot hilarious, but snot all bad either.

(The Snot Hilarious, as Rapaire will confirm, was an early medieval fencing manuver, designed to throw the opponent off balance by laughing uproariously while blowing one's nose in his general direction. This was gradually phased out as fencing became more civilized and formalized.

There is, however, a residual but readily traceable remnant of its once-widespread usage, in the form of a sour look combined with a groaning mimic of a laugh, still found circulating in some prinitive North American sub-cultures. The gesture is evoked under certain conditions reflected by its surviving name, the "Snot Funny".

Some linguists insist that there is no direct etymological kinship between the Snot Hilarious and the Snot Funny, but these are people who need to get lives.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 02:39 PM

Man, you guys should become lawyers and open your own firm. You could call it "Wrong, Wronger and Wrongest"! Here's the true story of the derivation of the phrase "Waste not, want not":

The monetary unit of the ancient land of Mucustan was the "Tnot". I know it's a bit difficult for modern English speakers to say "Tnot" but, believe me, those old Mucustanians had no trouble at all with it.

Mucustan was situated along an active caravan route, which pretty much guaranteed that some traveler would introduce a freshly mutated variety of the common rhinovirus into the Mucustanian population on a weekly basis. As a result, all Mucustanians had perpetual head colds. As you may have gathered, the country's name was derived from its people's strong tendency toward runny noses.

Now, Mucustan was possibly the poorest country in the history of western civilization. It had absolutely no natural resources and, even if it did, it wouldn't have made any difference because all of its citizens were always down with colds and would have had to call in sick anyway. So, the Mucustanians got by in the only way they knew how, by selling the only thing they had plenty of. Yes, you guessed it, they sold mucus to traders with the caravans and the traders took it to the city where it was processed into fertilizer.

Being such an impoverished land, there was only one working scale in all of Mucustan. It belonged to an old man who lived in a shack my the caravan road. Other Mucustanians would come to him to have their mucus weighed so they wouldn't get shorted when they went off to bargain with the traders. The old man charged one Tnot for his services just as the sign on his door advertised: "Weigh Snot. One Tnot."

Thankfully, the story of the evolution of the phrase from its humble beginnings to its modern meaning is as boring as watching paint dry so I won't inflict it upon you at this time.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 12:34 PM

just goes to show I should check bibliographies a bit better.

Tell me though, do the 1977 findings about Bowditch shed any light on the suppossed scandel that he was actually eaten because of an attempt to elope with an extremly young princess of Nooki-Nooki? (which itself led to the coining of the phrase "Get a little Nooki")


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 12:27 PM

It was collected by members of his group, not by "Ashcan" Ashram himself. This was part of the papers of Tobias Bowdotch, who actually did the work (the same one who was eaten by the natives of Nooki-Nooki while attempting to collect folksayings there). Bowdotch, as I'm sure you're aware, is a highly respected folksaying collector, even though he was a fawning syncophant, brownnoser, and a lickspittle bootlicker -- but back then you pretty much had to be, I guess.

Anyway, his Aacr work was found among his papers at the Bodlian in 1977 and the box hadn't been opened since his death. The work is in Bowdotch's handwriting and has been authenticated by scholars in Russia, Slobovia, Scotland, England, Ireland, Canada, the US, Mongolia, Japan, and China. Even France replied, "Well, oui, but he iz not, how do you say, French, so the work is meaninglezz."


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 11:55 AM

It take it then Rapaire that you do not agree with the findings of Leigh,Mei,Doan & Dye (Blackvale Publishers, Bangkok) that most of Lord Ashram's publications that were not plagerism were fiction?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 11:46 AM

IF only they had known about implants, eh, Rap? What a different history we would have known!


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 11:44 AM

Sayid and Dunne are dead wrong.

The phrase was originally "Nyt proscusky, nyt likyina." It came from the Aacr people of Ural Mountains and was gathered in by English (not British) folksaying collectors in the late 16th Century -- Lord Ashram's group from Trinity College, to be exact.

They translated it incorrectly. "Nyt proscusky" means "no middle body bulge" ("Nyt" = "No, nothing, absence of"; "prosc" = "bulge, salient"; and "uskyor" ="middle, stomach, gut") and it was translated rather exactly.

"Nyt likyina" on the other hand literally means "No likyina." The likyina, now extinct, was a wolverine-like creature that stood two or more meters high at the shoulder and lived (like so many humans) to fight, eat, and reproduce. Because it was so active year-round it needed high-calorie food and nice, plump Aacrs were its favorite dish.

Thus, the original was a warning not to get to fat or the likyina would eat you.

The mistranslation probably came about because those not raised in the Aacrian language often mishear "likyina" as "sbrotha", which means "want, desire, lack of". The mishearing comes about because of the similarities in Aacrian between fricatives and sibilants and the "clicking sound" made by elderly Aacrs with ill-fitting dentures.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 11:37 AM

Wasn't there a recent attempt to tie in the 'Sultan syndrome' with the nursery Rhyme 'Jack Sprat' and sexual practices among the early Georgian aristocracy?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 11:32 AM

That aligns with earlier publication of an analysis (Dieper, Dierper and Hierstiele, 1994, Sans Merde Academic Press, Albuquerque) about the folk origins of the concept "Let no man steal your time...." which would result in the man who committed such a heinous act growing 'round the waist, resulting in a population of fat men with skinny wives or girlfriends, or both, informally known as the Sultan Syndrome. Their thesis is that there is some sort of Jungian archetypal drive to become enSultan.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 10:47 AM

According to folk etomologists Sayid and Dunne (in thier latest best seller 'The Origin of Speaches' published by Dieper and Hyer - Baltimore, 2006) this is another case of mistaken homonymns in the english language distorting the meaning and the derivation of a folk phrase.

Their belief is that the phrase began as "Waist not, want knot"; those whose time had not slipped to their waists, thus increasing girth, had the need to tie thier belts tighter, thus wanting a knot in their belt.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 10:33 AM

"Waist not want not" would mean you're out of time, or you have too much of it?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 09:25 AM

which of course is the origin of the old phrase "Time's a-waisting"


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 09:23 AM

Time sinks to the middle of your body -- it's called "waisting time".


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 09:21 AM

so - if LH wipes his hands down and then wrings out the cloth - could he save time in a bottle? Or does it just sublimate and disappear?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 23 Feb 06 - 09:18 AM

I dunno where the time goes -- but from what you say, it ends up on LH's hands, huh? What -- turned into bangles and rings? Is that like converting stolen loot, money laundering, kinda? I mean all these people in the world working hard saying they just don't know where the time goes, and he's got it all over his hands? What is UP wid dat?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 09:21 PM

From the state of several threads around here this week one must presume that Little Hawk is snowed in with time on his hands.

Great stuff.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 09:01 PM

I thought the bird was dead from alcoholism. Now you want to fix up Shiney K. with it. I don't think that it's very nice of you to try to foist off Shiney with dead parrot. I don't think it's at all nice and MOM should make you sit in the time-out corner for a month!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 08:13 PM

Shiney:

She's legal, I assure you, shapely as a fine bluetick, and rolling in the old moolah, too. So I suggest you get down to it, and hogtie that wench before someone else does; she's prime, and last I heard, she was looking, too! And once yer hitched I am sure she will listen to reason and sell the Porsche for enough to buy TWO F-250s, one for each of you. New, 2006, with leather and turn signals. But, like I say, you should move quickly. Rare birds like that do not last on the open market very long, you know.   A word to the wise, eh?

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Shiney Knause
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 07:37 PM

Hello, you Mudcattin' peeples. I habv not bin aroun' here in a wile on account obv how my pore ol' heart wuz so broked when Rusty Rebel turned down my perposal obv marriage.

But I yam here t' tell ya thet I yam obver Mizz Rebel an am reddy t' go on an' fin' me a new wumman. I wuz wunnerin' if ennyone cud gibv me sum details 'bout this Mizz Veronica Rutledge gal. Like, iz she legal yet or wud a man fin' hisself in jail fer messin' wif that. An' if she ain't legal, when iz her birfday? An' iz thet Porsche thang th' only ride she's got or duz she habv a pickup truck too? It iz hard t' tote a pack obv deer dawgs in a Porsche.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Little Hawk
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 07:30 PM

There's a member of this forum named "MOAB"? How and when did that happen?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MOAB
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 07:16 PM

Mmario and Amos are right, Bee-dubya. You shouldn't say "knickers". But I'll forgive it just this once, considering the circumstances.

You know, I don't usually mind when Little Hawk brings his little friends around to visit, but that Penelope and her crowd sort of... well, there's no polite way to put it... they really chap your Mom's ass.

Now, I'll admit that I haven't really cared for any of Little Hawk's friends upon first meeting, but they've all grown on me as time has passed. That Billy Shatner boy seems to be a bit of a pompous ass, but he's really harmless. And poor Shane and his brother Don, they're so misguided, but they really mean well. Even Chongo has better table manners than any of that Twillingsgate bunch.

Now, I'm not saying Little Hawk can't bring his little Twillingsgate friends around, but he'd better not expect me to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for them!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 03:16 PM

Well, Veronica!! An interesting surprise, seeing you in these desecrated cyberhalls! And a long, chatty post, too!! Well! Gag me with a spoon!


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Veronica Rutledge
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 03:06 PM

Veronica here! LOL! You are such a rude bunch here! You're like a gathering of depraved toothless hillbillies from the Ozarks, as I imagine them in my mind's eye. Aunt Penelope looked at some of your postings, gave a disgusted snort and toss of her lovely head and marched out of the room. On her way to do something "more interesting", I expect. She has been moody lately, and getting in rows with Uncle Winston over really nothing at all, and then the next day before you know it they're all lovey-dovey again, apparently. Aunt Penelope has a way of always getting what she wants, but then she finds out it really isn't exactly what she wants after all.

I could say the same. I think it runs in the family.

At any rate, I have been having a simply smashing time racing about in my gorgeous zebra-striped car, the Porsche! (Hmm... Well, perhaps "smashing" is not the best word to use in this case.) It goes like a rocket, la, la...up hill and down dale at an incredible speed...causing astonishment and consternation to the sleepy bucolic locals hereabouts. I caused a farmer's horse to panic the other day and pull the poor man's cart, which was loaded with barrels of something, off the road into a bog! What a scene! He used some very colourful language of a type not proper to a lady, and I hope he finds a quiet moment or two to repent of that, and perhaps send a written apology round to Rutledge House. One really should not have to listen to such language on a sunny day. It spoils the whole effect. I mean, I understand the man was upset, but really...there are limits. People should learn some self-control in moments of stress.

Does anyone remember the parrot? Uncle Winston had made it the mascot over at the Vicar's Inn, where it entertained the gents in the pub nightly by swearing in the most dreadful and vituperous manner. As time went by this caused a certain deterioration in the atmosphere at the Inn, such that the more polite clientele abandoned the place and it became more and more a haunt of dissolute gentlemen of obvious means but very little character. Uncle Winston seems to be amused by such types, many of whom go on his hunting expeditions. One of them even got shot last week, but he survived. I think it was an accident.

Well, back to the bird...they had taken to giving the parrot strong liquor! This would cause him to become more raucous than ever, and to rave on madly, flapping his wings and breaking into the most filthy bawdy songs which these wretches had schooled him in. Aunt Penelople swore off going to the Inn because of this, saying it was a disgrace.

The upshot of the matter was that the poor bird apparently drank itself to death. One night in an alcoholic frenzy it had consumed several shot glasses of scotch whisky and was swaying back and forth on its perch, belting out one verse after another of "Barnacle Bill the Sailor", possibly the most obscene song in history. Suddenly the parrot stopped in mid-verse, made a strange sound, and fell off its perch! This was met by a roar of laughter from the audience, most of whom were as drunk as the bird, but their laughter soon turned to alarm when the parrot showed no signs of life. They rushed it over to the bar and attempted to revive it by fanning it. "Get back!" yelled Uncle Winston. "Give him air!" Then Bertie Matchless ran up with a shot glass of 150-year-old whisky, the best in the house, and said, "Try this! He'll come back from the dead for a shot of William Wallace '1855'.

It almost worked. They poured a teaspoon of the William Wallace, held it in front of the bird's beak and prayed silently....

The bird opened one eye blearily, fixed its reddened and failing gaze upon the William Wallace, and downed it in one last spasmodic effort, then shuddered and expired!

Uncle Winston says that at least he died happily.

I think it's terribly tragic. I bought flowers for poor Tony...the bird was named "Tony Blair" for some reason...and made a prayer for his little Avian soul. I dearly hope he doesn't go to hell, but I fear he shall, because he lived a very evil life, truth be told. Still, he was just a bird, and I don't think a bird should be held responsible for bad habits passed on to it by human beings. After all, we are stewards of these simple creatures and must bear the responsibility for them, just as we once did for the less sophisticated races around the Empire.

So, the human Tony Blair has outlived the bird. That, I think, is the most tragic part of all. We could have done far better with the bird, all things considered.

But...life goes on! I have had the servants wash and wax the car and I am planning to get a couple of girlfriends and go on a road trip. That should be great fun.

TTFN!

* Veronica


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 03:04 PM

"It was the worst punishment ever given at the Memphis Naval Air Station, especially the keelhauling."


I wonder who posted the above?


Giok

[God bless Shambles]


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 02:42 PM

I must go to Nashville again on March 4. But I've never been to Memphis. I've never even been BY Memphis. I've never even flown OVER Memphis.

As for taking the 5th -- hell, if it's decent stuff I'll take a whole liter.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 02:24 PM


C-F-----------C
Never been in Memphis
C-F-----------C
Tell you the reason why
C-----------------C7------
I been told if you ain't been there
C7-------------------F
You just ain't fit to die,
C--------F-------------------
So I'll stay away from Memphis
F-----------------------------C---
That's a town I never want to know,
C---G---------------G7
And if I ever go to Memphis
G------------------G7---------------C
It'll be when I'm finally set to go.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 02:18 PM

oh - c'mon. You've never been in Memphis? *I've* been in Memphis. And I never go nowhere.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 02:18 PM

That sounds a bit like someone is taking the 5th!
Giok


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 02:10 PM

Sir, I served in neither the Navy nor the Marine Corps and I do not believe that I have ever been in Memphis, Tennessee. Also, the base was closed in the last round of DoD base closings.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 01:29 PM

Long distance information, give me Memphis by the sea.
G


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 01:06 PM

So, tell us how you survived the experience, Rapaire.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 01:03 PM

I knew a guy once who did that and ended up before a Captain's Mast for "lewd, disgusting, lascivious, degrading, immoral, illegal, fatiguing, and generally nasty behavior unbecoming to a member of the United States Navy or even of the human race in general." He was brigged, flogged, ducked, keelhauled, hung from the yardarm until covered by two tides, drummed out of the sevice, made to ride the wooden horse, and strappedoed. It was the worst punishment ever given at the Memphis Naval Air Station, especially the keelhauling.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 12:09 PM

She counter-rotated the navel button and found it was removeable,...


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