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message 2: by Jim (new)

Jim | 22033 comments At least with cuneiform written on clay tablets you could bake them between users and keep them clean


message 3: by Jud (new)

Jud (judibud) | 18543 comments Doesn't leave much to the imagination about what the person who borrowed 50 shades got up to while reading...


message 4: by Jud (new)

Jud (judibud) | 18543 comments Oh, it's just the coldsore virus


Patti (baconater) (goldengreene) | 61757 comments Just?????

Mind you, some of the places my kindle has been, I should probably boil it...


message 6: by Tim (new)

Tim | 9478 comments It's probably just rubbed off the banknotes rich people use as bookmarks...


Patti (baconater) (goldengreene) | 61757 comments Banknotes??

I use rashers.


message 8: by Philip (sarah) (new)

Philip (sarah) Willis | 5174 comments I found an original photo of the late Queen Mother being used as a bookmark in a book I bought in a second hand shop!

Re germs: When bird flu was doing the rounds a few years ago all the books and magazines were removed from surgeries and waiting rooms as they were considered to be a contamination risk.


message 9: by Tim (new)

Tim | 9478 comments Patti (baconater) wrote: "I use rashers."

That explains why you want to boil your kindle...


message 10: by David (new)

David Staniforth (davidstaniforth) | 7939 comments You wouldn't want to see some of the books we throw out for recycling in the library :~/


message 11: by Michael Cargill (new)

Michael Cargill Cargill (michaelcargill) | 3001 comments It's all them women doing dirts all the time.


message 12: by Jud (new)

Jud (judibud) | 18543 comments He shoulda done money and not library books


message 13: by Will (new)

Will Macmillan Jones (willmacmillanjones) | 11721 comments Or public telephones.


message 14: by David (new)

David Hadley | 4873 comments Will wrote: "Or public telephones."

Thought that said 'pubic telephones' - presumably a technology developed to stop the spread of sexually-transmitted diseases.


message 15: by Andrew (new)

Andrew Lawston (andrewlawston) | 1791 comments We actually have telephone sanitisers who come round the office from time to time to clean our telephones and keyboards. I have to leave the building as after 3.5 years everyone's fed up with me quoting Douglas Adams...


Patti (baconater) (goldengreene) | 61757 comments What's the quote?


Vanessa (aka Dumbo) (vanessaakadumbo) | 8703 comments Andrew wrote: "We actually have telephone sanitisers who come round the office from time to time to clean our telephones and keyboards. I have to leave the building as after 3.5 years everyone's fed up with me qu..."

I lived on top of banks in the City (parents were housekeepers), many years ago back in the '60s & '70s, and we used to have a company called Phonotaz come round regularly to clean phones. They were the old dial type back then.


message 18: by David (last edited Nov 20, 2013 06:04AM) (new)

David Hadley | 4873 comments Patti (baconater) wrote: "What's the quote?"

It is to repeat or copy out words from a text or speech written or spoken by another person.

HTH


Patti (baconater) (goldengreene) | 61757 comments David you are a pratt. :D


message 20: by David (new)

David Hadley | 4873 comments Patti (baconater) wrote: "David you are a pratt. :D"

Well spotted.

Have a cookie.


message 21: by Will (new)

Will Macmillan Jones (willmacmillanjones) | 11721 comments Proof positive David belongs to the Dark Side.

Only they have cookies.


message 22: by David (new)

David Hadley | 4873 comments Will wrote: "Proof positive David belongs to the Dark Side.

Only they have cookies."


It wouldn't be the darkside if we could remember where we put the torch.


message 24: by David (last edited Nov 20, 2013 09:45AM) (new)

David Hadley | 4873 comments Gingerlily - Dark and Mysterious Stranger wrote: "http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/a..."

Ah, there it is! Thanks.

Meanwhile, elsewhere in the Darkside:
http://atangledrope.blogspot.co.uk/20...


message 25: by Will (new)

Will Macmillan Jones (willmacmillanjones) | 11721 comments Bet the batteries don't last


message 26: by Jim (new)

Jim | 22033 comments Will wrote: "Bet the batteries don't last"

There is now a version with a mains lead


Patti (baconater) (goldengreene) | 61757 comments A really long one, I hope.

The dark side is rather spacious.


message 28: by Jim (new)

Jim | 22033 comments Just get standard commercial extension cable


Patti (baconater) (goldengreene) | 61757 comments How practical you are.


message 30: by David (new)

David Hadley | 4873 comments The Empire should see about getting a few more sockets put in.


message 31: by Jim (new)

Jim | 22033 comments Patti (baconater) wrote: "How practical you are."

of course, no point getting all poetic about it :-)


message 32: by Elle (new)

Elle (louiselesley) | 7913 comments i thought this thread was about porn.


Patti (baconater) (goldengreene) | 61757 comments Sorry to disappoint you Peanut. :D


Gingerlily - The Full Wild | 36808 comments Didn't we have a porn thread somewhere?


Patti (baconater) (goldengreene) | 61757 comments I believe so.


Gingerlily - The Full Wild | 36808 comments You could start a new one, keep it classy and call it the Kamasutra thread!


message 37: by Andrew (new)

Andrew Lawston (andrewlawston) | 1791 comments Patti (baconater) wrote: "What's the quote?"

Arthur Dent: A telephone sanitiser? A dead telephone sanitiser?
Ford Prefect: Best kind.
Arthur Dent: What's he doing here?
Ford Prefect: Not a lot.


message 38: by A.L. (new)

A.L. Butcher (alb2012) | 1674 comments I love the way the threads just meander:)


Patti (baconater) (goldengreene) | 61757 comments You know what're cool?

Ox bow lakes.


message 40: by A.L. (new)

A.L. Butcher (alb2012) | 1674 comments :)


message 41: by David (new)

David Hadley | 4873 comments Patti (baconater) wrote: "You know what're cool?

Ox bow lakes."


Ah, ox bow lakes, one of the few things I remember from geography at school - that and terminal moraines.


message 42: by Jud (new)

Jud (judibud) | 18543 comments Meander, that's such a geography word.


message 43: by David (new)

David Hadley | 4873 comments I like a nice meander


message 44: by Jud (new)

Jud (judibud) | 18543 comments I like a mice neander


Patti (baconater) (goldengreene) | 61757 comments Who gave Jud the spoon?


message 46: by David (new)

David Hadley | 4873 comments Jud (Disney Diva) wrote: "I like a mice neander"

Just how many mice have you neanded in you time?


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