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» Misheard and Misunderstood

I worked with some guy who went to the barbers up the road from the office and asked for an 'OAP' cut.
He genuinely had no idea
(Sat 30th Aug 2014, 16:48, More)

» Celebrations, anniversaries and milestones

Took me twenty years to realise I was bored of drinking every night, so hit it on the head last year
I didn't have a drop for about eight months at which point I thought I was bored livid of being sober, so went to the pub and really enjoyed a couple of pints, then went home. Did this a few times and realised I could drink without guzzling. Great!

What I didn't realise was what I had inadvertently done by having a long break was loose 'the thirst' where you can't stop once you've started. So now I can go to a pub, have a pint or two and leave, with no desire/thirst for any more. I now actually find the prospect of going for a session a turn off.
(Wed 1st Oct 2014, 15:30, More)

» Shit Holidays

Camping in Scotland
words can't really convey the hell that is the midges up there. Whether or not it was simply a really bad year, their presence seemed like a pretty major distraction to an otherwise truly beautiful country. And if they don't erode your will to live, the ticks will.
(Fri 15th Aug 2014, 11:17, More)

» What Makes You Cry?

A Night to Remember
The band on the deck reforming after they've said their final farewells and playing on always makes me weep uncontrollably.

Also, there's a bit when the boat has sunk and a gentleman is in the water and asks if he can get into one of the lifeboats, but is told it's full, so with a cheery 'I quite understand,' swims off into the darkness doing the breaststroke.
(Fri 8th Aug 2014, 9:53, More)

» What Makes You Cry?

The fox who screams in my garden at three in the morning, every night
The advice on the RSPCA website is quite blunt:

"During the mating season, it may be worth considering the use of ear plugs if the howling disturbs you."

Basically, there's fuck all you can do about it
(Thu 14th Aug 2014, 10:50, More)
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