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StephenNow. Why do thousands of Americans call the emergency services on Christmas day?...SeanIs it because they eat so much that their fingers chub up, and they get all--[Forfeit: Klaxons sound. Viewscreens flash the words "THEY'VE EATEN TOO MUCH".]StephenOh! That is not the reason. What happens on Christmas day that's particular to that day?AlanPresents in the morning . . . StephenPresents...SeanYeah, so you phone up the emergency service just to see if it's* worked [*present of mobile phone].StephenBecause you can't call anybody else up because you haven't got a network yet.All phones in America, whether they've got a SIM card in them or not, have to, by law, be able to call 911, the emergency services.JoDoes that annoy the emergency services?StephenI would imagine it drives them batty! Yeah!
can’t get a monkey off my car
Quote from: DoctorBeaver on 09/08/2008 08:48:53 can’t get a monkey off my car Actually--I see the rational in this instance.This could also be added to the list of things Americans will shoot.
As a former 000 operator I can attest to the the stupidity of people calling for non emergency reasons. It's sad when we have so many people around us and no-one to talk to.
Can't understand of what these "people" are speaking.
At least I didn't act like a drama queen, Bev.
The widespread development of genetically modified crops risks leading to the worst environmental "disaster" ever, Prince Charles said in an interview published Wednesday.
I do not buy the denial
Quote from: JimBob on 14/08/2008 15:22:31I do not buy the denial You do not buy anything. You're too tight-fisted!
The royal muff!
Prince Charles was caught on tape wishing he could live in Camilas Beaver lodge too. It must run in the family.
With his ears?