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tripps
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Posted -  24/02/2011  :  12:29
I've been thinking of starting this topic for a while.  Let's see how it goes....

Asked if he was in charge of the nation, in the absence of the Prime Minister -
Mr Clegg told Metro: ‘Yeah, I suppose I am. I forgot about that.



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Julie in Norfolk
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Posted - 26/11/2011 : 06:26
One from Dale Carnegie here: "Talk about your own mistakes before criticizing the other person" followed by "Let the other person save face"


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belle
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Posted - 26/11/2011 : 10:42
 "To take the drug Michael Jackson was taking as a sleeping pill is like taking chemotherapy because you can't be bothered to shave your head anymore!" Robin Williams on last night's Graham Norton show.


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Tizer
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Posted - 27/11/2011 : 11:02
Egyptian blogger `Big Pharaoh' commenting on the happenings in Cairo...

"Democracy is like a medicine that if you take too much at once it makes you sick".


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Stanley
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Posted - 28/11/2011 : 06:36
I heard that one as well. How true!

"A bank is an organisation which will lend you an umbrella while the sun is shining but asks for it back when it starts raining".


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Tizer
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Posted - 23/12/2011 : 09:06
Heard on the business news on Radio 4 a short time ago after announcing that the shares of Black's Leisure/Millets (camping and outdoors shops) have fallen from £1 to 1 pence:

"This is the winter of our discount tent"


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Stanley
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Posted - 23/12/2011 : 10:13
Nice, I was listening but must have missed that one!


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Tizer
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Posted - 01/01/2012 : 11:30
Here's a quote to think of through 2012...

Antoine de Saint Exupery:
"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea."


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belle
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Posted - 01/01/2012 : 13:59
Beautiful Tizer, and I do long for the endless immensity of the sea.!


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catgate
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Posted - 01/01/2012 : 14:51
Here's todays beauty :-

Eurozone debt crisis: leaders warn of dangers facing economy in 2012

 


Every silver lining has a cloud.


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Stanley
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Posted - 02/01/2012 : 05:10
Catty, and everything they say is based on Best Case! Given their track record in these matters all I can say is don't hold your breath!


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