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Re: Sentence of the week [Re: blitherer] #205455
04/13/12 01:40 AM
04/13/12 01:40 AM
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Darned right! And you deserve to! Cake! Ice cream! Strawberries dipped in chocolate!

Re: Sentence of the week [Re: blitherer] #205463
04/13/12 02:58 PM
04/13/12 02:58 PM
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Arlington, Massachusetts USA
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"Avast!" cried the skipper at the scupper, "what's the scuttlebutt? - any end in sight to this doldrums? - and have ye got a bonanza of cargo?" when a sudden groundswell threatened to capsize both crafts.

Re: Sentence of the week [Re: blitherer] #205464
04/13/12 03:03 PM
04/13/12 03:03 PM
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Land of the Flat Water
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Very good.


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Sentence of the week [Re: blitherer] #205468
04/13/12 04:08 PM
04/13/12 04:08 PM
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Lancaster, UK
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On learning of the groundswell of opinion, the CEO appealed to staff to disregard the scuttlebutt permeating the company and warning that, far from a bonanza in the near future, the current doldrums threatened to scupper their business.


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Re: Sentence of the week [Re: Rhubarb Commando] #205470
04/13/12 04:42 PM
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Spoken like a true CEO. Bravo!


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Sentence of the week [Re: LukeJavan8] #205480
04/14/12 03:40 PM
04/14/12 03:40 PM
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Lancaster, UK
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I'm afraid I never made it to CEO frown Best I did was the Engineering Innovations Executive Inspecting Officer - a title too long for the plate on my door, which just said

E..I..E..I..O


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Re: Sentence of the week [Re: Rhubarb Commando] #205482
04/14/12 03:58 PM
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McDonald's Farms, Inc. or (LTD.)?


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Sentence of the week [Re: blitherer] #205483
04/14/12 04:29 PM
04/14/12 04:29 PM
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Lancaster, UK
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VERY limited!


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Re: Sentence of the week [Re: Rhubarb Commando] #205487
04/14/12 09:10 PM
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Alaska
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All's well that groundswell.

Re: Sentence of the week [Re: blitherer] #205488
04/14/12 09:46 PM
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In that small scuttlebutt village the perpetual groundswell of gossip scuppered the county fair bonanza, leaving summer festivities in the doldrums.

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