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« on: 17/12/2008 10:14:48 »
Perhaps you've already seen this, but the story goes that the Office of Goverment Commerce spent 14,000 pounds creating a new logo. It looked like this:



However, when viewed from a different angle, it looks like this:


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« Reply #1 on: 17/12/2008 10:57:02 »
Did you think of this yourself?

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« Reply #2 on: 17/12/2008 11:00:20 »
Did you think of this yourself?
What, the fact that it looks like an onanist from the side? No, it was todays Telegraph.

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« Reply #3 on: 17/12/2008 11:10:32 »
Forgive my ignorance but what does this Office of Goverment Commerce do? Apart form the obvious? Perhaps you could say that there are a lot of w**kers there???

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« Reply #4 on: 17/12/2008 11:17:10 »
Forgive my ignorance but what does this Office of Goverment Commerce do?

Now there's a question! Any takers?

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« Reply #5 on: 17/12/2008 18:45:21 »
Well, I looked on their website and the first item on the list of things they do is
"Delivery of value for money from third party spend; "
Now I'm pretty sure that "spend" as a noun is an old slang term for the act of masturbation  (though I admit I'm too naive to know what a third party w**k is)
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« Reply #6 on: 18/12/2008 10:19:39 »
(though I admit I'm too naive to know what a third party w**k is)

Sounds like something you could get in a dodgy Thai hotel.
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« Reply #7 on: 18/12/2008 10:25:50 »
dodgy Thai hotel.

Tautology  [;)] (FOG)

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« Reply #9 on: 18/12/2008 10:52:47 »
Bestest name for a town I've ever cum come across
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« Reply #10 on: 18/12/2008 11:13:05 »
Did you not see my thread a while back for "Wankdorf", near Bern? It apparently means "Staggering village". MonikaS - any comment on that?

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« Reply #11 on: 18/12/2008 11:40:12 »
If you Wankdrof too much you probably would be staggering!!!
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« Reply #12 on: 18/12/2008 20:43:18 »
If you Wankdrof too much you probably would be staggering!!!

"Ahem", at Don for a mis-spelling.
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« Reply #13 on: 18/12/2008 22:11:50 »
Did you not see my thread a while back for "Wankdorf", near Bern? It apparently means "Staggering village". MonikaS - any comment on that?

The Americans are a bit more circumspect - I remember in Pennsylvania we went through a place called Intercourse.
Amazingly, it was near an Amish village. [:0]

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« Reply #14 on: 19/12/2008 02:58:35 »
In the place named Dime Box, Texas the price has gone up drastically! Can't even get good sh*t for a dime anymore.
The mind is like a parachute. It works best when open.  -- A. Einstein

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« Reply #15 on: 19/12/2008 09:33:57 »
If you Wankdrof too much you probably would be staggering!!!

"Ahem", at Don for a mis-spelling.

Well fogged. Took me ages to see the mistake even after you pointing it out!
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« Reply #16 on: 19/12/2008 09:54:06 »
If you Wankdrof too much you probably would be staggering!!!

"Ahem", at Don for a mis-spelling.

Well fogged. Took me ages to see the mistake even after you pointing it out!

Well, it does make you go blind....

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« Reply #17 on: 19/12/2008 10:06:05 »
If you Wankdrof too much you probably would be staggering!!!

"Ahem", at Don for a mis-spelling.

Well fogged. Took me ages to see the mistake even after you pointing it out!

Ahem - Your pointing it out (FOG)
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« Reply #18 on: 19/12/2008 10:08:29 »
Or "..you pointed...".

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« Reply #19 on: 19/12/2008 10:10:42 »
Indeed
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« Reply #20 on: 19/12/2008 11:00:22 »
Far too much Wankdorf here, Specsavers will be making a fortune!!!
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« Reply #21 on: 19/12/2008 11:35:22 »
That's a very short-sighted attitude.
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« Reply #22 on: 19/12/2008 12:21:41 »
That's a very short-sighted attitude.

I am not short sighted and I have not chewed anybodies hat.
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« Reply #23 on: 19/12/2008 12:25:11 »
That's a very short-sighted attitude.

I am not short sighted and I have not chewed anybodies hat.

"..anybody's hat" (FOG)

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« Reply #24 on: 19/12/2008 12:28:15 »
Ouch! Serverely FOGGED
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« Reply #25 on: 19/12/2008 12:30:26 »
Consider your wrist slapped!

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« Reply #26 on: 19/12/2008 12:32:28 »
Don_1      12:28:10     Using the spellchecker


Very wise....

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« Reply #27 on: 19/12/2008 23:51:45 »
Ouch! Serverely FOGGED

Serverely? (FOG)
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