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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:28 pm

Now I have visions of Shakey talking like Barry from Auf Wiedersehen, Pet! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Alanz » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:18 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby The Mad Collector » Wed Feb 06, 2013 8:31 pm

The British Library had a go at working out what Shakespeare would have actually sounded like at the time

http://soundcloud.com/evie-jeffreys/sonnet-116
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Quatermass » Thu Feb 07, 2013 1:34 am

All you need to understand
Is everything you know is wrong!


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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:48 am

Surprising she was ovulating at such a young age.

Says a lot about the mother that she seems to have allowed her eight year old daughter a boyfriend, and one of 17yrs of age.

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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby raisindot » Thu Feb 07, 2013 1:48 pm

According to the story, the girl "comes from a large family in Ixtlahuacan de los Membrillos, a humble village, about 30km from Guadalajara."

My guess is that they're poor, and it's nearly impossible for the mother to track 11 children. I might also question whether the girl was really 9--in those parts of the world, birth records are often not even kept. Even if she's not, it doesn't make the story any less tragic.
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Alanz » Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:45 pm

raisindot wrote:According to the story, the girl "comes from a large family in Ixtlahuacan de los Membrillos, a humble village, about 30km from Guadalajara."

My guess is that they're poor, and it's nearly impossible for the mother to track 11 children. I might also question whether the girl was really 9--in those parts of the world, birth records are often not even kept. Even if she's not, it doesn't make the story any less tragic.

11 Kids....the sooner that they get electricity in that Village the better :lol:
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby The Mad Collector » Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:30 pm

Here we go again :roll:

Findus beef lasagne is 100% horsemeat

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21375594
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Fri Feb 08, 2013 1:06 am

The Mad Collector wrote:Here we go again :roll:

Findus beef lasagne is 100% horsemeat

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21375594


Neigh!! I don't believe it, just had a massive crap after eating one, it was good to firm soft in places, also low in fat but suprisingly high in Shergar. :mrgreen:
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby raisindot » Fri Feb 08, 2013 3:00 am

Thank you for sharing that with us, Dug. :sleeping-drool:
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby ChristianBecker » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:45 am

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-21374268

Rather made me laugh, but perhaps it shouldn't have.
On with their heads! I'm the clown prince of fools
if you don't get the joke it's your loss
Love and laughter you see are the new currency
'cause greed's coinage is not worth a toss

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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:25 am

:shock:
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:26 am

I wonder if there would have been any discounts on the job so to speak. :lol:
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby cheery_j. » Fri Feb 08, 2013 1:03 pm

What worries me is the fact that they even offered the job at all - in Germany if you're unemployed and refuse to apply for jobs that the job centre offers you they can cut your benefits. I wonder if there are women who apply for jobs like this just because they are scared of losing the money...
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Re: Headlines That Left You Speechless 2

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Feb 19, 2013 3:31 pm

Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.

The rest of us are a bit crap.
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