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by Wizard of Oz
Sun Sep 04, 2016 9:25 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Honesty
Replies: 0
Views: 5917

Honesty

Honesty Yup, some people can’t handle the truth! My Favorite Animal Our teacher asked what my favorite animal was, and I said, "Fried chicken." She said I wasn't funny, but she couldn't have been right, because everyone else laughed. My parents told me to always tell the truth. I did. Fried chicken...
by Wizard of Oz
Wed Aug 31, 2016 3:58 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: knowing
Replies: 3
Views: 3527

Re: knowing

Word

WoZ being basic
by Wizard of Oz
Wed Aug 31, 2016 3:57 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Mobile/Cell phone signal
Replies: 3
Views: 2232

Re: Mobile/Cell phone signal

Steve in Aus we call them a Service Provider. You will see the initials ISP which stands for Internet Service Provider.

WoZ provided for
by Wizard of Oz
Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:48 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Cerumen
Replies: 5
Views: 2894

Re: Cerumen

Steve I found this English translation on a Vietnamese site. It seems to cover things as outlined in trolley's post. Description: Ear picks, ear scoops, or ear spoons, are a type of curette used to clean the ear canal of earwax (cerumen). These are traditionally made from bamboo or precious metals s...
by Wizard of Oz
Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Nice one
Replies: 0
Views: 5328

Nice one

A bloke cuddled up to his wife and said, "Happy National Orgasm Day darling."
His wife replied, "What a shame it falls in National Headache Week."
WoZ celebrating Wotha Week
by Wizard of Oz
Mon Aug 22, 2016 10:01 am
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Seven
Replies: 7
Views: 11035

Re: Seven

I wonder why soccer is even in the Olympics given that the teams are not open sides. They are junior representative sides. Teams participating in the preliminary and final competitions must be composed of U-23 players, with a maximum of three players who are older than U-23. No other sport dictates ...
by Wizard of Oz
Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:55 am
Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
Topic: Fast car
Replies: 0
Views: 5456

Fast car

Bruce forgot his wedding anniversary. His wife was mad. She told him, "Tomorrow morning I expect to find a gift on the driveway that goes from 0 to 200 in 6 seconds AND IT BETTER BE THERE!!!" The next morning his wife woke up and looked out the window to find a gift wrapped box in the middle of the ...
by Wizard of Oz
Sun Aug 21, 2016 11:01 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Mannequin on a field
Replies: 7
Views: 3261

Re: Mannequin on a field

While I agree with "scarecrow" I would really class the ones in the pictures as art Installations.

WoZ who played the scarecrow in the Wizard of Oz as a boy
by Wizard of Oz
Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:57 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Invitation
Replies: 4
Views: 2695

Re: Invitation

Or,

Is dinner still on for tonight?

WoZ who would just turn up with a bottle
by Wizard of Oz
Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:54 am
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Seven
Replies: 7
Views: 11035

Re: Seven

Seems we should have played the whole squad with reserves. Mate we are facing a whitewash of the Internationals. I have never been in that situation before with the Wallabies.

WoZ in despondency cries
by Wizard of Oz
Fri Aug 19, 2016 4:36 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Bones
Replies: 8
Views: 3655

Re: Bones

Just to round it out Steve I have never heard this expression in Aus. I can't even think where the connection to money would come from.

WoZ who like Boney Maroni
by Wizard of Oz
Fri Aug 19, 2016 4:28 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Giant pinwheels
Replies: 5
Views: 2586

Re: Giant pinwheels

Steve in Aus we call them wind turbines. When they are all together they constitute a Wind Farm.

WoZ who can be windy
by Wizard of Oz
Fri Aug 19, 2016 4:23 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Paw
Replies: 7
Views: 3074

Re: Paw

I took it to mean that the dog was named "Paw".

WoZ whose cat doesn't like catnip
by Wizard of Oz
Fri Aug 19, 2016 4:20 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Tray or Container?
Replies: 5
Views: 3682

Re: Tray or Container?

In Aus we have egg trays like Bob but we have egg cartons not egg boxes.

WoZ cracking it
by Wizard of Oz
Fri Aug 19, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: Leguminous
Replies: 3
Views: 6153

Re: Leguminous

Here in Aus we have green billabongs and the like and it is caused by an algae that is poisonous if too much is swallowed. That is what it reminded me of. I flinched when I saw some of the rowers and kayakers end up in the water at the finish. And the poor open water swimmers. WoZ eating water purif...