Minor Niggles

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Re: Minor Niggles

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Oct 08, 2013 11:09 am

LOL.

Don't send her babies. She's seriously miffed that I never made her a grandmother!! She'll keep him!!
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Re: Minor Niggles

Postby pip » Tue Oct 08, 2013 11:25 am

She'll tire her out
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Re: Minor Niggles

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Oct 08, 2013 11:38 am

Eh? Wha? Harry a she now? :D
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Re: Minor Niggles

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Oct 08, 2013 11:59 am

pip wrote:Want us to send the boys around. Harry has a vicious temper and will sort stuff out for aunty Bouncy

And they can tarmac your drive at the same time . . . ;)
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Re: Minor Niggles

Postby pip » Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:17 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:Eh? Wha? Harry a she now? :D

How did I make that typo. See he's knackered me.
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Re: Minor Niggles

Postby pip » Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:18 pm

Tonyblack wrote:
pip wrote:Want us to send the boys around. Harry has a vicious temper and will sort stuff out for aunty Bouncy

And they can tarmac your drive at the same time . . . ;)

Comments like that are the reason the Daily Mail has survived :roll:
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Re: Minor Niggles

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:23 pm

:oops: Sorry Pip - when I wrote it I was disgusted with myself. I hate the Daily Mail with a passion (was highly amused at the scandal they've got themselves into and how it was discussed on Have I Got news For You). My brother proudly told me the other day that he reads the Daily Mail because he is a racist. :roll:

And incidentally - I really have had people with Irish accents knock on my door with "Some tarmac over from another job" that they could use (for a small price) to resurface my drive. It's not stereotyping when it really happens - is it? ;)
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Re: Minor Niggles

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:29 pm

Thinking about it, I have also had different people with Irish accents, knocking to tell me that they noticed my chimney needed repointing and that the tree in my garden was diseased and they could, for a small price, sort out the problems.
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Re: Minor Niggles

Postby Catch-up » Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:47 pm

Bouncy, definitely get in touch with the police.
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Re: Minor Niggles

Postby pip » Tue Oct 08, 2013 1:00 pm

Tonyblack wrote:Thinking about it, I have also had different people with Irish accents, knocking to tell me that they noticed my chimney needed repointing and that the tree in my garden was diseased and they could, for a small price, sort out the problems.

Is it an Irish accent or a traveller accent. (And watch out for them knocking the chimney out of place to begin with. :lol:
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Re: Minor Niggles

Postby Batty » Tue Oct 08, 2013 2:28 pm

Crikey, Bouncy! I'd take penfold's advice and have a word with your mum's local coppers... And then tell the builder that you know a young, fearsome Irish lad who has a vicious temper ... :whistle:
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Re: Minor Niggles

Postby janet » Tue Oct 08, 2013 3:38 pm

Bouncy, if your mum is more or less housebound, you can apply to her bank for a mandate for you to do all her transactions for her. It's not quite a power of attorney but it means that nothing goes in or out without you knowing. You could also keep a daily check on it through online banking. I did this for my dad when he was still mentally alert but needing 24/7 physical care. Such a worry for you. ((HUG))
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Re: Minor Niggles

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Oct 08, 2013 3:41 pm

This was an old tree in a previous house, and as far as I know, there was nothing wrong with it. Just like the pointing on my chimney. :lol:
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Re: Minor Niggles

Postby janet » Tue Oct 08, 2013 3:47 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Minor Niggles

Postby Catch-up » Tue Oct 08, 2013 7:01 pm

I sliced a nice little chunk of skin off my thumb trying to fix the zipper on Thing 2's jacket. :roll:
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