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On the subject of Bradford, my brother-in-law lives there and on occasion we have to go and visit him. Literally, the most interesting thing I’ve ever seen there was the time we watched two pigeons getting it on outside the window of his apartment. They had no shame, and it was over just as soon as it started, with the male pigeon flying off immediately. I felt it was a good metaphor for life as a Bradfordian. Especially since said bro-in-law has three kids there to three different women. 
 

They also call trousers, pants. And call bread rolls, tea cakes. Strange bunch.

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32 minutes ago, bickster said:

Always thought that term was exclusively Scouse but obviously not

No, very much Yorkshire, too. 

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10 minutes ago, fightoffyour said:

Sal....vinegar and vinegar?

Salt and vinegar on a bag of chips. It wasn’t me cooking them at home.

And it was real vinegar, none of your NBC trash.

 

 

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1 minute ago, chrisp65 said:

Salt and vinegar on a bag of chips. It wasn’t me cooking them at home.

And it was real vinegar, none of your NBC trash.

But you don't have to let them add extra salt.

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Just now, fightoffyour said:

But you don;t have to let them add extra salt.

I like salt on a bag of chips.

I wouldn’t add extra salt to water if I was cooking. Surely we’ve done this to death? I distinctly remember scoring a resounding moral victory.

 

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1 minute ago, chrisp65 said:

I like salt on a bag of chips.

I wouldn’t add extra salt to water if I was cooking. Surely we’ve done this to death? I distinctly remember scoring a resounding moral victory.

Not after this bombshell 😀

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6 hours ago, bickster said:

Always thought that term was exclusively Scouse but obviously not

Definitely North Wales too.  You can call them Scousers though to wind them up.

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6 hours ago, Paddywhack said:

I successfully managed to disconnect my broken washing machine, shimmy it through the house and down the driveway ready for the scrap man to take it away. It took me about 15 minutes but I was really pleased with myself that I’d managed to shift it.

An hour later, a man pulled up, picked it up like it was an empty cardboard box, carried it to his van and placed it in the back.

When we moved house I couldn't believe the removal men.  They were like man machines. Massive box/furniture/appliance - pick it up like it's an empty shoe box, waltz it to the van, come back with zero rest and pick up the next thing over and over and over.  Amazing work. 

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8 hours ago, sidcow said:

When we moved house I couldn't believe the removal men.  They were like man machines. Massive box/furniture/appliance - pick it up like it's an empty shoe box, waltz it to the van, come back with zero rest and pick up the next thing over and over and over.  Amazing work. 

Same here. Can’t remember how much we paid, but it was about £800 I think. I was toying with doing it myself and asking some family/friends to help. 
Having watched them move all my crap, in the snow, it seemed like the best money I’d ever spent.

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1 hour ago, Genie said:

Same here. Can’t remember how much we paid, but it was about £800 I think. I was toying with doing it myself and asking some family/friends to help. 
Having watched them move all my crap, in the snow, it seemed like the best money I’d ever spent.

Yeah, I was amazed how little it cost.  And agree, even with friends and family it probably would have taken days. 

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We're having a family Christmas dinner tomorrow, since we couldn't do it last December. Turkey, stuffing, pigs in blankets, the lot. On the hottest day of the year. 

I suppose this is what it's like being Australian. 

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38 minutes ago, mjmooney said:

We're having a family Christmas dinner tomorrow, since we couldn't do it last December. Turkey, stuffing, pigs in blankets, the lot. On the hottest day of the year. 

I suppose this is what it's like being Australian. 

I used to exchange an Xmas card with a mate. He sent it first. It said. “Happy sprout day” on the front, inside it said “Jesus loves you… everyone else thinks you’re a word removed”

So happy belated sprout day 😜

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1 minute ago, blandy said:

I suppose this is what it's like being Australian.

It’s proper weird. Walking round shops in the sun 40 degrees, hearing music blaring out with snow and sleigh bells and stuff in the lyrics. Tinsel on desert shrubs, gardens decorated thusly

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16 minutes ago, blandy said:

It’s proper weird. Walking round shops in the sun 40 degrees, hearing music blaring out with snow and sleigh bells and stuff in the lyrics. Tinsel on desert shrubs, gardens decorated thusly

When they made up a date for Jesus to be born to stop pagan observance of the solstice, surely southern hemisphere Jesus would have to be born in late June 🕵️‍♂️

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1 minute ago, limpid said:

surely southern hemisphere Jesus would have to be born in late June 🕵️‍♂️

What … and I know it’s a long shot… but what if there isn’t one?🔍

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