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« Reply #1150 on: 16/05/2010 21:15:57 »
Houses can't (usually) jump.
 

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« Reply #1151 on: 16/05/2010 22:00:58 »
Oh, that's a clever bit of lateral thinking  :)
 
 

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« Reply #1152 on: 17/05/2010 11:06:49 »
Houses can't (usually) jump.

Thank you Geezer ;D

Two bankrobbers rob the local bank. They then hop in their car and scurry off to their hideout 20 miles away. When they get there they realize that one of their tires had been completely flat the whole time.
How did they get to their hideout without noticing? ;)
 

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« Reply #1153 on: 17/05/2010 11:46:03 »
It was their spare?  :-\
 
 

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« Reply #1154 on: 17/05/2010 19:31:49 »
It was the right rear wheel, and they did not notice it because they were both on the left side of the car ( in the USA at least). They also did only right turns till they reached the hideout so the flat wheel never had to bear load.
 

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« Reply #1155 on: 18/05/2010 10:26:39 »
It was their spare?  :-\
 

Well Done John!!!!!!!!! ;D

I am as cold as death, but ever breathing.
Never thirsty, but ever drinking.
Covered in mail, but never clinking.
What am I? ;)
 

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« Reply #1156 on: 19/05/2010 09:23:53 »
A fish!!! ;D
 

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« Reply #1157 on: 19/05/2010 10:29:07 »
A fish!!! ;D

Thank you Laura :)

John Chapman has a clothing store in Ireland and he has devised his own method of pricing items. A vest costs £20, socks cost £25, a tie costs £15 and a blouse costs £30. Using the method, how much would a pair of underwear cost? ;)
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« Reply #1158 on: 19/05/2010 13:58:08 »
Well, pants would cost £25, as would a thong.  A g-string would probably cost £35, but lingerie would be £40.  Boxer shorts would be a ridiculous £55!
 

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« Reply #1159 on: 20/05/2010 07:23:46 »
Well, Omid forgot to mention that my clothing shop caters for rather specialist tastes. Ben bought my Rubber Boxer Shorts, so I managed to get away with charging him £85.  :o
 
 

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« Reply #1160 on: 20/05/2010 10:10:03 »
Well, pants would cost £25, as would a thong.  A g-string would probably cost £35, but lingerie would be £40.  Boxer shorts would be a ridiculous £55!

Thank You Ben :)

If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter "A"? ;)
 

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« Reply #1161 on: 21/05/2010 08:03:12 »
There is no letter 'a' to be found in the word 'numbers'.  :-\
 
 

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« Reply #1162 on: 21/05/2010 08:09:33 »
Well, Omid forgot to mention that my clothing shop caters for rather specialist tastes. Ben bought my Rubber Boxer Shorts, so I managed to get away with charging him £85.  :o
 
So much for discretion and customer confidentiality!
 

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« Reply #1163 on: 21/05/2010 18:13:55 »
There is no letter 'a' to be found in the word 'numbers'.  :-\
 

C'mon John, its not that hard ::)

omid is just giving little exercise to your mouth;)

so plz omid very sure you can do it 8)
 

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« Reply #1164 on: 21/05/2010 18:34:18 »
A hundred and one
 

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« Reply #1165 on: 21/05/2010 20:26:09 »
A hundred and one

sorry Imatfaal but omid means a NUMBER ::)
 

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« Reply #1166 on: 21/05/2010 21:15:17 »
1000? 
 

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« Reply #1167 on: 22/05/2010 11:02:09 »
1000? 

Thank You Imatfaal :)

To what question can you never answer "yes"? ;)
 

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« Reply #1168 on: 22/05/2010 21:08:04 »

To what question can you never answer "yes"? ;)


Can John Chapman sometimes be a little bit irritating? Perhaps? Just a smidging?
 
 

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« Reply #1169 on: 23/05/2010 01:59:08 »
Oooo! Ooooo! Please, please Miss! I have a special one for "Chapman the biodiesel".

"Which English word is not in the English dictionary?"
 

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« Reply #1170 on: 23/05/2010 13:01:30 »
Well, Omid forgot to mention that my clothing shop caters for rather specialist tastes. Ben bought my Rubber Boxer Shorts, so I managed to get away with charging him £85.  :o
 

45 pounds
 

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« Reply #1171 on: 23/05/2010 18:51:20 »
I have a special one for "Chapman the biodiesel".

"Which English word is not in the English dictionary?"

At first I thought it might be 'biodiesel' and it's not included in the Oxford English. But it is in the Cambridge Online. So now I'm stumped.

By the way, I have been addressed as 'John the Bio' by a few people at work. I keep trying to establish the nickname 'John the highly intelligent and quite good looking as well' but for some reason it hasn't stuck. Actually, I'm addressed in a whole variety of ways but 'John the Bio' is one of the few that's fit to print!
 

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« Reply #1172 on: 23/05/2010 18:54:13 »
Well, Omid forgot to mention that my clothing shop caters for rather specialist tastes. Ben bought my Rubber Boxer Shorts, so I managed to get away with charging him £85.  :o
 

45 pounds

Hi Sean

It's a fiver for each letter that's used to spell it. 17 letters, so 85 smackeroonies.
 
 

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« Reply #1173 on: 23/05/2010 20:31:26 »
I have a special one for "Chapman the biodiesel".

"Which English word is not in the English dictionary?"

At first I thought it might be 'biodiesel' and it's not included in the Oxford English. But it is in the Cambridge Online. So now I'm stumped.

By the way, I have been addressed as 'John the Bio' by a few people at work. I keep trying to establish the nickname 'John the highly intelligent and quite good looking as well' but for some reason it hasn't stuck. Actually, I'm addressed in a whole variety of ways but 'John the Bio' is one of the few that's fit to print!

Ah! "John the bio" is pretty good! We should probably explain that in Wales (where just about everybody seems to be called Jones, it is customary to append an occupation handle as in "Jones the post".

The word I had in mind was "gullible".

(He said, quickly retreating into his underground bunker.)
 

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« Reply #1174 on: 24/05/2010 00:32:36 »

The word I had in mind was "gullible".

(He said, quickly retreating into his underground bunker.)


Tosser. Of the caber, I mean.   :)
 
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