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January 25th....
« on: 22/01/2009 08:25:37 »
A visitor was being taken around the local hospital, and was walking through a ward, when he came across a patient lying in bed. The patient was sitting up comfortably, and was saying

"O stay, sweet warbling woodlark, stay,
Nor quit for me the trembling spray,
A hapless lover courts thy lay,
Thy soothing, fond complaining..."

Moving on to the second bed, there was another patient, doing a similar thing

"And I'll kiss thee yet, yet,
And I'll kiss thee o'er again:
And I'll kiss thee yet, yet,
My bonie Peggy Alison."

And a third...

"Bannocks o' bear meal,
Bannocks o' barley,
Here's to the Highlandman's
Bannocks o' barley!"

When asked by the visitor what was occurring, the doctor replied "Oh, don't worry. It's the Burns Unit."

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« Reply #1 on: 22/01/2009 08:51:55 »
Oh grooooaaaaaan
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« Reply #2 on: 22/01/2009 09:02:02 »
I don't get it? [???][???] What does January 25th have to do with anything?

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« Reply #3 on: 22/01/2009 09:12:57 »
I don't get it? [???][???] What does January 25th have to do with anything?
If brains were made of dynamite, I wouldn't have enough to blow my nose.

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« Reply #4 on: 22/01/2009 09:16:38 »
Oh sorry.  [:I] [:I] My knowledge of history is not very good, neither is my poetry writing [:I]

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« Reply #5 on: 22/01/2009 09:18:24 »
Oh grooooaaaaaan

Maybe, but I bet you use it sometime!

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« Reply #6 on: 22/01/2009 09:19:19 »
Jan 25th is the day on which the Scots celebrate their greatest poet, Robert Burns. Thank heavens there isn't a McGonagle night!
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« Reply #7 on: 22/01/2009 09:20:37 »
Thank heavens there isn't a McGonagle night!
A what? [???][???] Who? [???][???]

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« Reply #8 on: 22/01/2009 09:24:59 »
Thank heavens there isn't a McGonagle night!
A what? [???][???] Who? [???][???]
Burns was a great poet, McGonagle was, to put it politely, not a great poet.

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« Reply #9 on: 22/01/2009 18:14:17 »
I'd prefer a night to celebrate the mean old power station boss, Montgomary Burns, from The Simpsons.

Wasn't that top joke voted the Best joke of the year 2000? 
Give a man a fire and he is warm for a day, set a man on fire and he is warm for the rest of his life.

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« Reply #10 on: 23/01/2009 18:52:29 »
Wasn't that top joke voted the Best joke of the year 2000? 

Doubtful
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« Reply #11 on: 23/01/2009 19:10:00 »
No seriously, it was done by a news paper. They got lots of people to send in their best jokes and then the top ones were voted on. This one came out top.
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« Reply #12 on: 23/01/2009 21:44:01 »
The others must have been pretty grim.
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« Reply #13 on: 23/01/2009 23:21:28 »
January 25th is also Australia Day.  In most states fireworks are illegal, so we celebrate the birth of our nation by watching the professionals blow up a small part of it.

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« Reply #14 on: 23/01/2009 23:22:20 »
Why don't you just watch the fourth ODI?

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« Reply #15 on: 23/01/2009 23:27:18 »
Why don't you just watch the fourth ODI?

Wassat?  [???]
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« Reply #16 on: 23/01/2009 23:29:37 »
I thought you played cricket.

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« Reply #17 on: 23/01/2009 23:31:52 »
Why don't you just watch the fourth ODI?


yes, there is some of that as well.

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« Reply #18 on: 23/01/2009 23:33:09 »
Ah, of course. Sorry, I was still thinking Scotland.
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« Reply #19 on: 23/01/2009 23:35:18 »
Why don't you just watch the fourth ODI?


yes, there is some of that as well.
Is everyone there laying into McCullum? i.e Simons? Sorry, I meant Symonds.
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« Reply #20 on: 24/01/2009 10:57:58 »
Why don't you just watch the fourth ODI?

yes, there is some of that as well.
Is everyone there laying into McCullum? i.e Simons? Sorry, I meant Symonds.



It's the selectors that are copping the flack.

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« Reply #21 on: 24/01/2009 11:08:40 »
I see that NSW has won on the last ball!

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« Reply #22 on: 24/01/2009 13:04:01 »
January 25th is also Australia Day. 
Hmm not good JnA.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australia_Day

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« Reply #23 on: 24/01/2009 13:07:38 »
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« Reply #24 on: 24/01/2009 22:27:20 »
I notice they are selling haggis in M&S in a plastic outer rather than some sheeps gut or bladder or whatever they wrap it in.
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« Reply #25 on: 24/01/2009 22:57:55 »
oh haha..

I was waiting for *someone* to do some research.

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« Reply #26 on: 25/01/2009 03:42:20 »
I was adjusting the time for the US audience.

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« Reply #27 on: 25/01/2009 03:43:10 »
is that enough excuses?

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« Reply #28 on: 25/01/2009 12:50:22 »
I was adjusting the time for the US audience.

Yeah sure
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